Nevada is one of the fastest-growing regions in the country, and because of that growth, the social environment is constantly changing. It is that constant change and growth that drive our mission to improve social work practice. Our commitment can be seen in everything we do, from our faculty research to our investment in our students.

As a student in our program, you will be equipped with the skills necessary to deal with the challenges facing social workers today. You will gain:

  • An appreciation for diversity in all of its forms.
  • The ability to apply rational and logical thinking to any given situation.
  • The desire to promote social justice.

With these skills, the support of our experienced faculty, and a desire to help people and build a strong community, you will be well prepared for a successful career in social work.

UNLV School of Social Work