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Jobs for MSW Degrees

Social work is a profession for anyone who would like to make an impact on people's lives. Generally, people do not get into the social work field and expect to earn a lot of money. Social workers assist people by helping them deal with and solve issues in their everyday lives that ranges from simple family and personal problems to complex dealings with relationships. The field varies a great deal from job to job. Some social workers deal primariliy with little kids and children while others work with disable senior citizens.

Social workers can also help people and their families fix serious domestic issues, typically involving some sort of child or spousal abuse. Other social workers with a MSW Degree can be involved in conducting research, advocate for improved services, or become a vital part in planning or policy development. Generally, social workers specialize in serving a particular demographics or work in a specific setting.

Examples of Social Work Jobs

  • Clergy
  • Counselors
  • Health educators
  • Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Social and human service assistants