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  • Interested in Getting Your Social Work Degree?

    The UNLV School of Social Work offers both the BSW and MSW Degree.

  • I Found My Calling

    Margie Toves is among the first graduates from a program to produce social workers specializing in children’s mental health.

  • Dr. Ramona Denby-Brinson

    School of Social Work professor Dr. Ramona Denby-Brinson wins prestigious Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. The award is an acknowledgement of Dr. Denby-Brinson’s highly regarded research.

  • Training the Key to Social Work Success

    For the last 10 years, the UNLV School of Social Work has played an important role in workforce development of child welfare system employees.

  • Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship Program-Youth

    Awarded a Master's Student Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (MFP-Y). "I entered into the Master of Social Work program because it’s a step in the direction of my goal of becoming a clinical social worker and enriching the lives of others."


The School of Social Work provides a wide range of educational experiences for those interested in entering the ever-expanding field of social work. As a student, you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings, including child welfare, mental health, criminal and juvenile justice, gerontology, domestic violence, health care, community development, policy practice, and research.

If you are concerned with matters of social justice and want to make a difference in peoples' lives and your communities, we invite you to consider the social work profession as a rewarding and valuable career.

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