The School of Social Work embraces the mission of Eastern Washington University to expand opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. The School's Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) Programs are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
The Eastern Washington University School of Social Work offers students the opportunity to participate in various organizations to develop and maintain communications among social work students, faculty, and the general public and provide a means for united action on issues of social justice. In addition, it provides undergraduate & graduate social work students with many opportunities to become involved on campus and in the community through volunteering, serving on committees, and becoming elected officers.
Eastern Washington University Phi Alpha is a National Honor Society which provides a closer bond among Social Work Students to promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. The Phi Alpha Iota Beta Chapter, is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have achieved the standards set forth by the National Phi Alpha Organization http://www.phialpha.org/
The Bachelor in Social Work Student Association actively promotes professional and social activities among students with membership that is open to all current BASW students. The association encourages students to become involved in various college committee in addition to serving as a link between students, the school's administration and faculty.
The Master in Social Work Student Association actively promotes professional and social activities among students with membership that is open to a
ll current MSW students. The association encourages students to become involved in various college committee in addition to serving as a link between students, the school's administration and faculty. Learn more about the Eastern Washington University Masters in Social Work Student Association throught their web site, located at http://sites.ewu.edu/mswsa/
All Students enrolled in Social Work are eligible for membership in the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), with reduced membership rates for students. NASW is the primary professional organization for social workers and has state chapters throughout the country, with the Washington State chapter located in Seattle. http://www.socialworkers.org/
For Additional Professional Social Work Resources, go to http://sites.ewu.edu/mswsa/sw-resources/
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