Academics

The College of Social Work offers challenging and experiential undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level degrees. Students interact with innovative faculty who have a wealth of practice and research experiences. From the very beginning of their educational pursuits, students at all levels are supported in finding a suitable, meaningful career path. Ultimately, our graduates will be uniquely prepared to tackle the challenges facing disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalized populations.

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Unique Degree Offerings

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Specialty Certificates

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Students who receive some form of financial aid

Programs


Student Spotlights


MSW Student Earns Degree from Spain

MSW Student Earns Degree from S...

Earning your Master of Social Work degree (MSW) from the College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky (UK) is obtainable regardless of
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Irina Osmolovska

Irina Osmolovska

With students ranging from Kentucky to New York, Texas to Wisconsin, earning your Master in Social Work (MSW) degree at the College of Social Work
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Doctoral Candidate Receives ISTSS Student Registration Award

Doctoral Candidate Receives IST...

Theresia Pachner, a doctoral candidate at the College of Social Work, has received a Student Registration Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
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Q&A with Shauna Kitts

Q&A with Shauna Kitts

Undergraduate student Shauna Kitts was recently announced as one of the 31 new 2020 Chellgren Student Fellows. Kitts, a first-generation student in the College of
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Alumni Spotlights


Q&A with Sabri Williams

Q&A with Sabri Williams

Sabri Williams, who graduated from the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program in May of 2020, is currently working
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Nada Shalash

Nada Shalash

Nada Shalash graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Social Work in May 2019. While at UK, she earned
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Jamyle Cannon

Jamyle Cannon

It’s a weeknight in Chicago. The city streets and sidewalks are crowded — filled with the hustle and bustle of
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Briana Sowers

Briana Sowers

For Briana Sowers, a College of Social Work student, it came in the form of supportive and empowering faculty and
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Events


December 7, 2021, 12:00 pm
Certificate Info Session

Certificate Info Session

Join a College of Social Work Advisor through Zoom to learn more about Graduate Certificates offered through the College of Social Work and how to
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December 7, 2021, 7:00 pm
ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Support Group with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Support Group with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

Facilitated by: Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse December 7, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM CST To register for this support group, visit here, and select ASK-VIP Support Group.
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December 8, 2021, 12:00 pm
DSW Info Session

DSW Info Session

Join our DSW Program Coordinator, Dr. Laura Escobar-Ratliff, and College of Social Work personnel as we discuss our Doctorate of Social Work program. Topics will
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