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A counselor talks with a client.Behavioral Health & Addictions

A specialization in behavioral health and addictions prepares students for direct practice work with individuals across the life span addressing mental health, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

A young woman and a magnifying glass.Forensic Social Work

Forensic social work addresses issues relating to law and legal systems.

A counselor talks with a client in a medical office.Medical Social Work

A specialization in medical social work prepares students for careers in hospitals, hospice, health care and nursing homes.

A counselor works with a young child in an educational setting.School Social Work

A specialization in school social work allows you to serve as a link between school, home and community to help students succeed.

Adding a Specialization to Your B.S.W. in Social Work

To earn the B.S.W. with a specialization, you would take all courses required for the B.S.W. plus additional courses specific to the area of specialization.