Regardless of the work setting, social workers help to improve the quality of life for clients. Social work is a
diverse and challenging profession whose practitioners are found in a variety of settings. The Social Work
Program will expose you to the knowledge, values and skills that comprise the foundation of the social work
The undergraduate major in social work emphasizes:
- Social service policy
- Human behavior in social environments
- Social work methods
The University of Findlay has created a clear path from the Social Work Program to the Doctor of Occupational
Therapy Program with coursework, research and experiential learning opportunities that directly relate to
occupational therapy. In four years, students studying social work earn a bachelor’s degree in social work and
may apply to go on to pursue a degree in occupational therapy, which is a three-year program. A doctoral
degree in occupational therapy prepares students to not only practice occupational therapy, but also fulfill
leadership roles and advanced positions in the field.
- Internships arranged with help from faculty members
are built into the social work course structure, helping
you gain experience in a variety of settings.
- Our social work students have either found
employment or entered graduate school within three
months of graduation.
- The Social Work Program has had a 100 percent
graduation rate over the past four years.
- Social work students have an 89 percent pass rate
on the licensure exam and are able to meet all
requirements to obtain that professional licensure
immediately upon graduation.
To learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program and the admission requirements, please click here.