Join one of the highest-ranked programs in the country, designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in social work.
Why Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work?
You’ll provide clinical services, such as therapy or counseling, to help people overcome challenges. You can be a school social worker, child social worker, medical social worker or take one of many other career paths to help others.
Why Major in Social Work at Adelphi?
- Learn in small classes taught by our world-class faculty, who will guide you academically and professionally.
- Gain a deep understanding of social issues through our innovative curriculum, emphasizing hands-on learning in real-world community settings.
- Graduate career-ready after two years of valuable internship experiences.
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Minor & Concentrations
Child and Family Studies
Take an optional concentration in child and family studies with specialized courses and field placements during your junior and senior years.
The ANSWER Program
A convenient evening BSW program for social work undergraduates. Its flexible model accommodates you if you’re changing fields to pursue a career in social work.
Child Development and Family Studies Minor
You can follow your interest without the additional work of a second major. The School of Social Work offers an interdisciplinary minor in child and family studies.
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
Studying social work at Adelphi is a hands-on experience. Before graduating you’ll complete 700 hours of fieldwork and follow in the footsteps of fellow Adelphi alums who held internships at some of the top human services organizations in the New York area, including:
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: