Social Work

Social Work Bachelor's Degree

Make a difference in the lives of others by navigating relationships; helping to solve personal, family and community challenges; and shaping social and environmental forces.

The social work program stands in solidarity with those fighting for social change to end the abuses endemic to racism. Read the Department's statement on racial injustice.

Social work is a profession for those with a spark of idealism, a belief in social justice, and a natural love of working with people. Social work offers the chance to work with and for people regardless of socioeconomic status, race, age or gender in hospitals, at home, or at work.

14:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
Hands-on learning from day one
97% Placement rate

Why our program?

K-State Salina's social work program offers an intimate class size and inter-professional collaborative training. Students will emerge prepared to practice in the most diverse environments, from urban to small communities and rural areas. Social work faculty come to the classroom with years of experience in the field, providing students with practical examples and applications of the theory they're teaching. Faculty maintain their link with industry, providing students a built-in network to build relationships.


Program Details

Curriculum includes interprofessional, collaborative training with industry-experienced faculty. Your final semester is spent in a block field placement, where you will be fully immersed in an agency and applying what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations.


My K-State Story

"I enjoy that it is a very hands-on program. Faculty use their own experiences, coupled with ours, to ensure we're prepared to enter the industry." - Chachi Rodriguez, student