SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Forbes selected our Online Bachelor’s of Social Work among the Top 10 in this year’s Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees In Social Work.
GSU has the only online Advanced Standing Master’s of Social Work Program in Georgia.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the Andrew Young Schools’ Social Work program No. 51 in the nation.
Paid field practicum in school social work with $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address mental health workforce shortages.
Located in the home of the Civil Rights Movement, our school is committed to advancing knowledge, promoting social justice and equity, and strengthening individuals, families, and communities. We embrace diversity and inclusivity, thus fostering an environment that prepares students to be skilled and ethical social workers who bring positive change to the world.
GSU School of Social Work Distinguished University Professor Brian E. Bride of Georgia State University has been named among the top 50 most impactful global contributors to social work journal scholarship.
Authors of articles in six peer-reviewed social work journals for a five-year period form the basis for the data, which has been tracked for a total of 25 years in a total of five studies and published in the Journal of Social Service Research.
Social Work – Advanced Standing, M.S.W.
Social Work, B.S.W.
Social Work, M.S.W.
Graduate students at the School of Social Work are working to honor and memorialize Fulton County’s 35 known victims of lynching. As they engage the public about the ongoing struggle for racial justice, they hope to inspire changes to policy that will help resolve some of today’s most pressing issues.
This program helped me master and understand the interconnectedness and importance of developing partnerships needed to meet the needs of those we serve.”
Kasey Vermilya (B.S.W. ‘15) works for one of the 24 programs that make up the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, which provides integrated educational and therapeutic services to students with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. On any given month, she may serve up to 25 children.
Vermilya entered college studying to be a teacher, but she changed course after her experience distributing food to individuals experiencing homelessness in a downtown Atlanta park.
School of Social Work
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3995
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3992