Public health social workers come from many backgrounds and have a variety of interests, from working with individuals who have experienced traumatic stress, or teaching teenagers how to help prevent suicide, to working in government or on large prevention research projects. Click on some of the links below to learn more about social work, public health, and public health social work careers:
Boston University offers an established, high quality, and flexible MSW/MPH program, Choose from 14 combinations of majors and concentrations. Go part time or full time. Meet up with the more than 35 students currently enrolled or the many hundreds of alumni. Boston University’s MSW/MPH program
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) provides an overview of public health social work
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) provides lists of the accredited schools of social work
The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) also provides lists of the accredited schools of public health
The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) explains the various licensing requirements for social workers across the U.S.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Social Work Section provides a focus for social work within APHA.