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A Rewarding and Valuable Career

Social work: Making a difference in peoples' lives and communities.



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.

Introduction to UNLV's School of Social Work

What's Happening

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Jul. 14, 2020

Urban Affairs’ Advising Center Crafts Remote Infrastructure in Response to Pandemic

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Jul. 10, 2020

Placements provide students vital experience as they serve at more than 60 local agencies.

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May. 1, 2020

From UNLV Magazine's spring 2020 issue.

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Apr. 6, 2020

The proud UNLV alum and supporter died Friday.

Mar. 22, 2020

Top of the List: Seeking help whenever you need it.


In the News




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The School of Social Work is one of the schools in the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.