Your social work degree from Salem State University School of Social Work prepares you to excel as a practitioner and leader. The focus of our mission is to prepare students to be catalysts for change in our diverse and global society. The Salem State University experience provides you with an affordable education and outstanding faculty who are committed to transformative learning. We have educated professional social workers for decades within a learner-center environment. Both our BSW and MSW programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Areas of faculty interest include children, adolescents and families, LGBT issues, child welfare, older adults, substance abuse, social work ethics, leadership, disabilities, trauma, integrated health and behavioral health practice, race and diversity, and social work in schools.