Human Services Guide

About The Career of a Social Worker

Do you have natural interpersonal skills and an innate desire to help your fellow human beings? If you answered yes, then a career in Social Work might be an excellent fit for you. Social Work is a diverse field which includes many career paths.

If you care about children and child safety you can go into child welfare and help children to live in a safe and happy home environment. Perhaps you enjoy counseling, in which case you can become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and set up your own counseling practice. Maybe you want to impact as many lives as possible and help people who are facing financial hardship in these difficult economic times. Becoming an eligibility worker will give you an opportunity to touch the lives of many families and individuals.

Do you know your education options? Begin or continue a degree - AS, BS, MSW, MS, PhD, Cert. Online and campus locations. Know your degree choices!


Featured CSWE Accredited Social Work Programs | Explore MSW Education Options

* Capella University - Online Master of Social Work

* Our Lady of the Lake University - Online Master of Social Work

* Widener University - Online Master of Social Work

* USC University of Southern California – School of Social Work - (MSW) Master of Social Work Online

* Fordham University - Graduate School of Social Services

* Simmons School of Social Work - (MSW) Master of Social Work Online

* University of Denver's top-20 school of Social Work - (MSW) Master of Social Work Online

There are many different ways in which you can help your fellow human beings as a Social Worker, within the following pages you can learn which Social Work career resonates with you. In each article you will find a description of the job, how it services human beings, its impact on society, educational requirement and salary ranges. With all that information you can make an informed choice on which career path is the best match for your innate skills, talents and dreams.

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