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Written by Baylor School of Social Work Team on 05.30.19

The Baylor School of Social Work team is committed to bringing you informative, research-driven resources to assist you in your social work journey. Maybe you missed one of our long-form guides, or maybe you've never seen one! We invite you to explore our entire digital resource library by browsing our collection below.

Master of Social Work — The MBA of the Helping Professions

Does the thought of empowering people and communities excite you? Are you interested in starting a career with an emphasis on positively impacting others?  

If you answered yes to either of these questions, pursuing a Master of Social Work could be a perfect degree for you! With a Master of Social Work degree, you’ll have the opportunity to have a significant impact on someone’s life, as well as experience a greater competitive edge in the job market, and better opportunities for career advancement.

We invite you to check out our digital resource, Master of Social Work – The MBA of the Helping Professions, where you’ll learn about the different sectors of social work practice, the career outlook and a 10-year career trajectory for the profession, and the truth about common myths in the social work field. 

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Explore Baylor University's digital resource page: Master of Social Work — The  MBA of the Helping Professions!

How and Why You Should Switch to a Career in Social Work:
Everything You Need to Know About Making a Career Change

Are you thinking of making a career change, but are not sure how to start? Are you interested in helping others and making a meaningful difference in the lives of others?

Making a change in your career, whether a new position or a totally new direction, is a natural part of virtually everyone’s professional journey. However, it can often feel like there are more questions than certainties when you make the decision to switch.

That is why we are excited to bring you this digital resource, How and Why You Should Switch to a Career in Social Work. In it, you will find all the tools, advice, and encouragement you need to confidently walk out of your current job and into a career in social work.

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Explore Baylor University’s digital resource page: How and Why You Should  Switch to a Career in Social Work!

The Guide to Launching Your Career in Social Work:
How an MSW Makes it Possible

Have you earned your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and are wondering what's next? Or are you ready to take your passion for helping people, desire to make a difference, and hunger for change to the next level but are unsure what your next step is? 

Our team is here to tell you that while earning your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree is an excellent foundation, if you want to truly stand out in the field — a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is needed.

In order to help you become the successful and impactful social worker you yearn to be, we've created a digital resource, The Guide to Launching Your Career in Social Work: How an MSW Makes it Possible, to help you get started! 

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Explore Baylor University’s digital resource page: The Guide to Launching Your  Career in Social Work!

We hope you find these digital guides helpful and informative as you continue on your social work journey. As always, if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to a member of our team or request more information. We look forward to hearing from you and best of luck on your next academic venture! 

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Posted by Baylor School of Social Work Team

We are the admissions team at the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, at Baylor University. We believe social work is about service and justice; it is about the dignity of individuals and the power of relationships; it is about integrity and competence, and our mission here is preparing social workers to do these things well. We hope you find our resources helpful and informative as you explore and pursue a degree in social work!

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