Social work major

 Social Work

The primary objectives of Bluffton's social work major are to prepare you for entry-level practice and to provide a solid foundation for graduate school. An exceptional field work (internship) program enables you to choose from more than 40 human service agencies to complete 440 hours of required practicum experience in your senior year.


Declare a
major in social work.

In addition to declaring a social work major, you must apply to be formally admitted to the social work program and fulfill socialization activity requirements.

Application for admission to the social work program and a record of professional socialization activities are included in the Social Work Student Manual.

Student Stories

Trustie Ndlovu International student Trustie Ndlovu spreads the gospel a little differently back home, but her time teaching Sunday school at First Mennonite was so enriching that she’d “love to do it again this year.”

Trustie, a senior social work major from Zimbabwe and a regular at the Bluffton church, taught the Bible to a kindergarten class last semester. “What I enjoyed the most were the children’s innocent responses to the lessons we taught them,” she says.  >>>more


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