Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

social work department


The Social Work program (BSW) of Huntington University focuses on the foundational values of the social work profession which are service, justice, integrity, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, and competence. Our nationally accredited social work program addresses the current needs of individuals, families, groups and communities, allowing students to be globally aware and locally active. Click here for more information about becoming a social worker.

Become licensed in any U.S. State

Our professional degree program will provide entry into the social work field and the capacity to become licensed in any U.S. state (Click here to learn more!). Your degree will also be recognized worldwide. Through classroom instruction, community service, global connections and over 600 hours of field experience, you will be prepared for entry-level generalist social work practice or for the pursuit of a master’s degree in social work.

Assessment for Student Learning Outcomes

The program seeks to measure the effectiveness of the education for students through administration of the ten (10) core competencies as prescribed by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in accordance with the 2008 Educational Performance and Assessment Standards (EPAS). Click here for information on the Social Work Program's Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes.

As a student, you will have the opportunity to join our Student Council and our honor society, Phi Alpha. Click here to learn more!

100% of our graduates who have applied to Graduate School have been accepted and received advanced standing status. Want to know more? Click here! 

100% of our graduates who pursue employment have found employment in social work fields of practice. Click here! 

Facebook See photos and learn more about the department on Facebook! Visit social work alum page here or visit the Social Work Club page here.

alumni impact

Advantages of a Christian college education at Huntington University

Shalicia Holman

Social Work '10

God's plan led Shalicia to social work at HU.

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news & events

Several Huntington University students presented their research from their research methods classes at the Butler University Research Conference on April 11 in Indianapolis.
Social work department inducts six students into honor societySix Huntington University students were inducted into the Sigma Chi Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society on Jan. 28.