If you have a talent for helping people, Saint Leo's Social Work
program can help you turn your passion into a career. Social
workers make a world of difference in individuals’ lives, and play
a vital role in enacting widespread social change.
Why choose Social Work at Saint Leo?
At Saint Leo—Florida's oldest Catholic college—you can bridge
education with action. Whether you’re starting fresh, coming back
to school after years away, or looking to expand your skill set,
Saint Leo’s faculty will help you reach your educational and career
As a Social Work student, you'll explore social welfare policy,
human behavior and practice methods in classes that foster
community, respect and integrity. In a required internship at a
social service agency, you’ll gain exposure to various practice
settings and client populations, and develop the tools to empower
individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Saint Leo’s Social Work program is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). An
advisory board composed of students, alumni and human service
professionals guides the program, assuring the curriculum’s
quality, relevance and currency—across our University Campus, as
well as Education Centers.
Some amazing classes you can take
Professional development opportunities
What can you do with a degree in Social
Graduates are prepared for entry level, generalist social work
as well as graduate study in social work or related areas.
Where are Saint Leo Social Work grads now?
You may declare the Social Work major when you begin coursework
at Saint Leo University. However, to be formally admitted to the
social work program, you must complete a major application and
interview with social work faculty.