Social Work

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for entry-level generalist social work practice.

Students learn ways to properly assess and develop therapeutic working relationships with diverse populations, utilize varying intervention approaches, identify strengths and enhance client problem-solving and coping skills, as well as program evaluation, advocacy, research, and community outreach.


Social Worker of the Year award presented to MSU Meridian faculty member

Related Careers

Graduates of the program are prepared to work as a generalist social work practitioner in a variety of practice settings including: child welfare service agencies, family services, medical hospitals, mental health clinics, public health clinics, home health and hospice agencies, nursing homes, schools, business/industry, juvenile and family court, prisons, military, shelters for battered women/children, and community services.

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Dr. Angela Savage portrait

Dr. Angela Savage
Director of Social Work
Assistant Clinical Professor

Phone: 601-484-0148
Fax: 601-484-0203

Social Work