Social Work

It’s comforting to know there are people in the world looking out for the underrepresented. Social workers come to the aid of individuals, families, and special groups to create a safer and more equitable community. A career in social work would be ideal for those looking to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable populations — better known as your future clients.

Classes in social work prepare students for a future in aiding in the world of human services and behavioral health. You will also learn to differentiate between facts and assumptions to explain the impacts of mental health as well as institutional racism, sexism, and ageism. Envision a career bettering the lives of those affected by war, crime, domestic violence, mental illness, and refugee resettlement. And you can start right now.

Are you ready to make a difference? Begin your rewarding path toward Social Work today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Associate Degrees and University Transfer
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Social Work

Walking alongside a family or victim in pain is a compassionate calling. As an advocate, sometimes for the voiceless, you allow our communities to thrive and heal. EMCC’s Social Work program blends sociology and psychology while also helping you to develop your interpersonal and relationship skills, and how to deal with complex situations. Careers include social work, business, community liaison, education, communications, criminal justice, law, public health and research.