Social Work

Explore the Department of Social Work

The Department of Social Work provides programs that encompass the professional social work foundation of social welfare policy, social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, research, and field education. 

  • Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Jane KayarianHometown: Greenland, NHMajor: Social Work and Women’s StudiesGraduation Year: 2020
    Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Jane KayarianHometown: Greenland, NHMajor: Social Work and Women’s StudiesGraduation Year: 2020
  • A Passion for Helping Others
    What made you decide to enroll in the Social Work program at UNH? I enrolled in the social work department because ever since I was little I knew that I wanted to do something within the helping profession, & the social work department does an amazing job of not only teaching students how to...
    A Passion for Helping Others
    What made you decide to enroll in the Social Work program at UNH? I enrolled in the social work department because ever since I was little I knew that I wanted to do something within the helping profession, & the social work department does an amazing job of not only teaching students how to...
  • What made you decide to enroll in the Social Work department here at UNH? Prior to choosing social work as my major here at UNH, I was interested in special education due to my many years as a coach for the Special Olympics. After taking some time to discover the education major at Keene State...
    What made you decide to enroll in the Social Work department here at UNH? Prior to choosing social work as my major here at UNH, I was interested in special education due to my many years as a coach for the Special Olympics. After taking some time to discover the education major at Keene State...

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