"I want to give back to deaf youth of color as a social worker."
-- Brandon Williams
A Nationally Accredited Social Work Program
Gallaudet's social work program has an excellent track record of alumni employment. If you have a natural desire to work with people and are concerned about social problems, you will gain the knowledge and professional experience to begin a satisfying career.
As a social work major at Gallaudet, you will take courses in biology, psychology, sociology, economics and American government as well as specialized courses in your major field. Two semester-long internships are also required. Our experienced faculty will work with you to obtain placements that support your specific goals.
Most Gallaudet social work majors move directly into a career, including positions in case management, children and youth services, community advocacy, domestic violence, substance abuse counseling and vocational rehabilitation counseling. For more career options, some pursue a Master of Social Work, either at Gallaudet or other universities.