Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Social Welfare Program
Where do you see your future? Perhaps you'd like to counsel at-risk children or work with seniors, run a homeless shelter or treat addictions, promote workplace diversity or change social welfare policy - all to help people function at their best in society.
That would make you an ideal social welfare major.
For sheer abundance of options, it's hard to beat careers in social work. To help you prepare for these opportunities, the UAlbany School of Social Welfare offers a bachelor's of science (B.S.) degree in social welfare that offers a number of unique strengths:
Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education
Faculty who have won many honors for their research and dedication to solving human problems and have helped propel the School of Social Welfare to a top-25 ranking in U.S. News and World Report
An opportunity to practice what you learn via a full year of fieldwork (social work internship) in a social welfare agency
A program that has produced a New York State Social Work Student of the Year, a winner of the Chancellor's Award for Academic Excellence, and numerous students who have presented papers at professional conferences
A focus on preparing students to become professionals in social work