Social Work Careers

"What can I do with this major?"

Advanced Standing (1 year MSW program)

Students who complete the accredited social work degree at NU are able to obtain advanced standing in master's of social work (MSW) programs. This allows them to be able to complete the master's programs in one year (full-time), rather than the two years required for a non-social work majors.

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Career Contacts

The following people have volunteered to speak with students about possible careers. To volunteer or update your contact information, Contact Us.

  • Melissa Brierley (Alumna) - melissa.brierley@gmail.com
           Mental Health, Prentive child welfare, Domestic Violence,Human Trafficking.
           Master's of Science in Social Work (MSSW), Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Kims Plantin (Alumnus) - kimslovesny@yahoo.com
         RN Staff Nurse: Lutheran Care Center
         Former Senior Case Manager at Bowery Resident's Committee, MICA (Mentally Ill and Chemically Addicted) 
  • Michelle Wienke (Alumna) - Wienksters3@aol.com
         Master's in Mental Health Counseling, Medaille College