Students from the UW Division of Social Work

Welcome to the Division of Social Work

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Located in the heart of the Rockies, the Division of Social Work at the University of Wyoming is a vibrant community committed to fostering excellence in social work education, research, and practice. We're dedicated to empowering students to become compassionate, effective social workers who are prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Here, you'll find a supportive and inclusive environment that values diversity, promotes social justice, and encourages innovation. Our programs are Fully Accredited and designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and ethical grounding essential for impactful careers in social work. Through our blend of rigorous academics and hands-on field experience, we prepare our students to make a real difference in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

Whether you're just starting your journey in social work or seeking advanced education, we offer several programs tailored to meet your needs. Join us at the University of Wyoming's Division of Social Work, where we nurture the next generation of social work leaders and advocates, committed to enhancing human well-being and fostering a more just society.

Our Mission

Guided by the ethics, values, scholarly inquiry, and practice principles of the social work profession, the mission of the University of Wyoming's Division of Social Work is to educate and prepare students to become effective, ethical, and competent generalist social workers by providing quality learning opportunities for leadership in promotion of social, economic and environmental justice for diverse populations in the state of Wyoming, nationally, and internationally.

Our Vision

The Division of Social Work envisions a global community in which our graduates serve as ethical social work leaders who promote social, economic and environmental justice, human rights, and health and well-being for individuals, families, and communities.


Our bachelor’s and master’s programs are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation. One of the requirements includes the obligation that programs make assessment findings available to the public. To see our annual assessment data click here.

Interested in applying to one of our programs?

Visit the following links for information on the application process and how to apply online.


Apply to the BSW Program

Apply to the MSW Program

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Contact Us

University of Wyoming
College of Health Sciences
Division of Social Work
Dept. 3632
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: (307) 766-6112
Fax: (307) 766-6839

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