Embracing difference, empowering lives.

Why Study Social Work at Luther?

Prepare for employment. The primary objective of the social work major at Luther is to prepare students for employment in beginning generalist social work practice.

Liberal arts foundation. Social work is a career where knowledge of the liberal arts serves as a base for lifelong learning.

Encouraging faculty. Social work faculty are united with students for one purpose: to make a difference in people's lives.

Why Study Social Work?

Katie Kovacovich '16, social work student at Chicago Center.

Hands-On Learning

Many Luther College social work students participate in the Urban Social Work Practicum at the Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture.

Opportunities range from refugee and immigrant services, medical social work, family services, HIV/AIDS services, community organizing and more.

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Representative Mark Smith speaking with Luther students in his office at the Iowa State Capitol.
Social work major volunteering with a child from the community.
Casey DeLima (15) introduces Bernie Sanders
J-Term 2013 Study Abroad to Northern Ireland
Students helped with respite care.

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