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Social Work was recently listed as one of the top five "hot hiring potential" careers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (2012). The job growth for social work is projected to be at least 16% in the next decade according to the Department of Labor Statistics. And a BSW is the only undergraduate human service degree that allows for licensing upon graduation.
As a Social Work professional you will discover endless career opportunities. You can have a rewarding and satisfying job helping others improve their lives, their families and their communities!
Enroll in Avila's Council on Social Work Education-accredited BSW program and become "the change you want to see in the world." (Mahatma Gandhi) Avila's program has a reputation for excellence in social work education in the Kansas City region and beyond.
Social Work Spotlight
March 19, 2018
Avila University and Saint Louis University (SLU) have entered into a partnership to offer an innovative Master of Social Work (MSW) program to students in the Kansas City metro.
November 1, 2017
February 8, 2016
I have been dancing since I was three years old. Dance has always been a big passion of mine and I knew I wanted to dance in college. I chose to come to Avila because I always had a dream of being on their dance team. I was given a dance scholarship so I knew Avila was where I wanted to go.