Outcomes and Careers

Outcomes

The Department of Social Work plays an important role in helping students meet the five major competencies of Gallaudet's new General Studies Curriculum:

  • Language and Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Identity and Culture
  • Knowledge and Inquiry
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility

The Department has established student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the degree programs. The SLOs are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (Download Acrobat Reader).

Careers

What can I do with a Social Work degree?

A bachelor's degree in social work gives you a solid foundation to pursue a higher degree in the field, as well as to pursue these career fields:

  • Case management
  • Child welfare
  • Children and youth services
  • Community advocacy
  • Criminal justice
  • Deaf services
  • Domestic violence
  • Dormitory and residential counseling
  • Geriatric services
  • Health
  • Human services advocacy
  • Independent living services
  • Legislative aid
  • Mental health
  • Probation and parole
  • School social work
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Vocational rehabilitation counseling
  • Youth counseling
  • Youth programs
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