The Mission of UHD's Bachelor of Social Work Program is to prepare entry-level social workers for evidence-based, justice-oriented, generalist practice in an urban environment.
Preparing Social Workers to address 21st century issues in the global environment.
- To provide access to social work education to students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and socioeconomic statuses, and prepare students for future professional development and graduate study.
- To educate entry-level practitioners to the social work profession with an emphasis on its unique history, values, and ethical base.
- To prepare baccalaureate-level social workers for culturally-sensitive, generalist practice in an interconnected world.
- To promote understanding of urban and global social problems while preparing professional social workers to empower, advocate and otherwise meet the needs of marginalized populations and work for organizational and social change.