Social Work @NCC

Individuals specializing in Social Work program possess a personal commitment to serving individuals, families, groups and communities. They have highly desired people skills and feel the need to give a voice to society's most vulnerable. They see answers in difficult situations where others may see no solution. At NCC, students build on the NASW Code of Ethics by taking advantage of service learning opportunities and getting involved in the Social Work Club. The opportunities to make a difference are endless.

Graduates of NCC's Social Work program will have the solid liberal arts background needed to successfully transfer to one of several area institutes. Social workers are educated individuals who are willing to advocate for those overlooked and left behind. NCC can put those who care about human dignity and social justice on the right path to impacting lives using their gift of leadership.

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Careers in Social Work

Social workers work in a variety of settings, including mental health clinics, schools, hospitals, and private practices. You can find careers in everything from youth and family services, to addiction and mental health services, to domestic violence or eldercare programs. All of these programs have a pressing need due to nationwide shortages of skilled and dedicated social workers. 

Social Work Career Paths

  • Administration and Managemnt
  • Advocacy and Community Organization
  • Aging and Gerontology
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drog Addictions
  • Child and Family Welfare
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Health Care
  • Justice and Corrections
  • Mental Health and Clinical
  • Occupational and EAP
  • Policy and Planning
  • Public Welfare
  • Research
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