Social Work at Austin Peay in Springfield, TN
Social workers care about people, believe in social justice, appreciate diversity and solve problems. If this describes you, a career in social work may be ideal for you!
APSU’s Department of Social Work will open your mind – and heart - to social betterment, peace and social justice. Working with you in small classes, our professors will encourage both your personal and professional growth. Our goal? To develop you as a compassionate, ethical, knowledgeable and skilled social worker who is committed to helping vulnerable and oppressed groups.
Social Work courses include classes in:
- Human behavior and the social environment
- Values, ethics and diversity
- Research methods
- Social policy
- Law and social work
- Generalist practice
- Micro and macro social work practice
Michelle Blake, Ph.D
Chair, Department of Social Work