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Welcome to the Division of Social Work

Division of Social Work seeks Applicants for Director Position

The University of Wyoming's Division of Social Work is a fully accredited academic program with a dynamic student centered focus. Small class size allows faculty to provide individual attention to students, and gives instructors the added advantage of being able to work together to provide a complete and professional social work education so that our students will be successful in obtaining their academic goals. The Division is now welcoming candidates for the position of Division Director. Interested applicants can find out more about this position by viewing information on the UW Human Recourses Website

Celebrating Social Work

The National Assiciation of Social Workers (NASW) supports leaders, advocates and champions of Social Work. We invite you to explore the UW's College of Health Sciences, Division of Social Work. Find out how a career in Social Work can help you make a difference in the lives of people, as well as helping you join over 650,000 social workers nationwide who are making our society a better place to live.

A Rich History of Making a Difference!

The social work profession in America was established in late 19th century in response to the growing social and economic problems that were resulting from industrialization, immigration, and urbanization. Find out more about the history and important facts relating to the field of Social Work!

Champions in Action

Over the past two semesters, Social Work students were champions in making contributions of their time and effort for the benefit of their communities. Here are just a few examples!

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UW Social Work Graduate Students.

Making a Difference for Spring 2018

Two University of Wyoming Social Work Graduate Students, Conor Mullen and Monika Leininger, pictured at left, have been champions for better understanding and implementation of environmental justice into their social work practice and curriculum. Monika Leininger and Conor Mullen have both collaborated with the University of Wyoming's Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources to connect environmental knowledge into their role as social workers. 

To find out the latest on what's happening in the UW College of Health Sciences Division of Social Work, check out the Spring 2018 edition of the Division's newsletter Outcomes!


Would You like to Make a Difference? Think about Social Work at the University of Wyoming!

  • Dynamic student - centered faculty

  • Affordable education

  • Small class sizes with individualized attention

  • Networking opportunities

  • Wonderful outdoor recreational opportunities

  • Diverse career opportunities in Social Work

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