Social work is a profession that prepares individuals to assess, counsel, and aid individuals, families, and communities with different personal obstacles. Some of the matters that social workers can help with are finances, employment, housing, and child care. Academic courses for the degree include instruction in social welfare policy, case work planning, social counseling and intervention strategies, administrative procedures and regulations, oppression, child welfare and family services, employment services, and disability counseling. There's in-class coursework and supervised field experience within the Social Work degree program. Aside from the degree, social workers also need to fulfill licensing, certification, and/or registration requirements as determined by each state. A career as a social worker will earn jobs in all sectors of health and welfare services including public agencies, private businesses, hospitals, clinics, schools, nursing homes, private practices, police departments, and courts. The Council on Social work Education is the main accrediting body for baccalaureate and master's social work programs. Social workers counsel individuals to help them overcome struggles and better adjust to life. They also refer the individual or family to community resources that provide services ranging from legal aid to job placement. There are many specialties in the social work profession including disaster relief, adoption and foster care, and domestic violence. Some job titles to consider are caseworker, mental health assistant, group home worker, and residential counselor.
The University of Texas at Austin offers 3 Social Work degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 226 Social Work students graduated with students earning 135 Master's degrees, 83 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.
The University of Texas at Arlington offers 6 Social Work degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 940 Social Work students graduated with students earning 725 Master's degrees, 202 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Certificates.
Baylor University offers 5 Social Work degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 127 Social Work students graduated with students earning 85 Master's degrees, 41 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of North Texas Denton, TX||34 : 1||39,336|
|The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX||20 : 1||51,090|
|Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX||15 : 1||11,024|
|The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX||45 : 1||48,635|
|Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX||23 : 1||38,742|
|Baylor University Waco, TX||16 : 1||18,033|
|West Texas A & M University Canyon, TX||30 : 1||9,970|
|The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX||34 : 1||32,594|
|Texas State University San Marcos, TX||28 : 1||38,187|
|Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX||30 : 1||13,166|
|Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, TX||28 : 1||2,974|
|Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX||24 : 1||12,969|
|The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX||25 : 1||29,113|
|Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, TX||18 : 1||1,770|
|Angelo State University San Angelo, TX||34 : 1||10,568|
|Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX||20 : 1||5,292|
|Lamar University Beaumont, TX||34 : 1||15,460|
|The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX||33 : 1||25,177|
|University of Houston Houston, TX||30 : 1||46,148|
|Saint Edward's University Austin, TX||23 : 1||3,976|