Social Work

Are you the kind of person who wants to help people change their lives for the better? Careers in social services are challenging but incredibly rewarding. Our dual program emphasis in Social Work and Substance Abuse Counseling ensures that you’ll learn both the theory and the practical skills necessary for your future career.

Are you interested in a career in social work?


Our Social Work program will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

When I started my associate degree, I was a single parent with two kids looking for a way to move forward in my life and my career. Who would have thought that 10 years later, I’d have a Ph.D. and be a university professor? Without the foundation I got in this program, I wouldn’t be here.” Read Constance's story.
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Constance Lacy, Ph.D., LCSW
Senior Lecturer, Human Services, Management and Leadership UNT Dallas