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.


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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Advisor

Dr. Marian Swindell portrait

Dr. Marian Swindell
Interim Social Work Program Director
Associate Professor of Social Work

Phone: 601-484-0126
Fax: 601-484-0203
E-mail: mswindell@meridian.msstate.edu

Social Work