How Will YOU Make a Difference?

Are you passionate about helping others and making a positive impact in the world? With a social work degree, you will gain the skills and core cultural competencies to work with a diverse range of populations — from children and families, to people with disabilities, elders, healthcare organizations and communities.

With Bemidji State’s Social Work Program, you’ll have the opportunity to specialize in Addictions, and even earn a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certificate concurrently with your degree. And for those aspiring to become certified mental health counselors, BSU’s program sets you on the fast-track — we’re the only social work degree program that allows you to complete a master’s degree in just one year.

Admission to the Social Work Program

Admission to the Social Work program requirements and proccess is detailed here.

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About Us

See how the Department of Social Work can expand your educational horizons.

Courses & Programs

Our majors, minors and certificates are offered on-campus and through hybrid models.

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Career Options

From becoming a community heath worker to a mental health counselor, a degree in social work will prepare you for a variety of career options.

Student Opportunities

Bemidji State’s social work department offers a wide variety of student opportunities ranging from over student guide, social work club and need-based scholarships.

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Faculty & Staff

Bemidji State’s team of award-winning faculty support and educate our students every day. You deserve to learn from the best.

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