Social Work - Statewide
Now More Than Ever
Social workers change lives. From helping abused children have a better chance at emotional and physical survival, to assisting alcoholics and addicts to stop their self-destructive cycle, social workers make critical, tangible change in the lives they touch.
At Ferris, you will be prepared to make a difference. Our comprehensive, practice-based approach will give you the diverse skill set you need to approach a wide-range of social work roles. You will have the training and tools to devote yourself to family services, the professional and political knowledge to push for policy change and programs for those most vulnerable, and the foundation to help make our world a better place for everyone.
Schedule a free appointment with a local Ferris advisor to get started.
Already have your bachelor's degree? Check out our Masters of Social Work program.
BUILT AROUND YOU
A Community Pillar: Social workers are a critical part of their community. As the U.S. population continues to grow, the demand for social workers has soared. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is growing much faster than the national average.
Save Thousands: Thanks to our partnerships with community colleges across Michigan, earning your Ferris State University degree at an off-campus location can save you thousands of dollars. Take many of your courses at Northwestern Michigan College's inexpensive tuition rate and apply them directly to your Ferris degree. Check our transfer guides for details.
Your City, Your Degree: Earn your Ferris degree where you live. We've designed our program to fit your busy schedule, so you can keep your current job while you prepare for the next step. Your future just got a whole lot more convenient.
ADMISSION & TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS
This program has been designed as a degree completion program. You will need a minimum number of credit hours to enter this program. Contact a local or online advisor for all of the details.
Our transfer process and community college partnerships will help you maximize the number of credits you bring to Ferris, saving you time and money. Check out our transfer guides to get an idea of what your transfer to Ferris might look like.