Are you sensitive to people and their challenges?

Do you enjoy working in a variety of settings with individuals, families, groups or communities? Are you a good problem solver? Then you should pursue a Bachelor of Social Work degree at the University of North Texas.

Social work addresses societal concerns and the well-being of people to ensure they have equal access to resources, services and opportunities. Social workers encourage change by striving to end discrimination, oppression, poverty and other forms of social injustice.


Scholarships & more

The Department of Social Work in UNT’s College of Health and Public Service offers scholarships to students each year, including:

  • Fannie Belle Gaupp Scholarship
  • Social Work/Title IV-E Child Welfare Scholarship

Your academic advisors

As a student majoring in Social Work, JaTiara Armstrong will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.

Ja'Tiara Armstrong, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
Chilton 112

Social Work

Social workers make the world a better place by helping people overcome the challenges associated with abuse, poverty, homelessness, addiction, disability, illness, and discrimination. They practice in a variety of areas including healthcare, hospice, substance abuse treatment, child welfare, aging, criminal justice and others.

Learn more about UNT’s Social Work program and how you can make a difference!
 Chilton Hall