Professional Program in

Social Work

Make an Impact

Do you want to get involved and make things better for individuals, children, families, your community and society in general? Social work is a profession that helps individuals, families, neighborhoods and communities come together to address social concerns and to create a better quality of life for community members. If you are challenged by social injustice and moved by the courage of the human spirit, join us.

What Will I Learn?

The Social Work major offers significant opportunities for students seeking careers in the human service field. The program prepares students for entry-level professional practice and provides education preparation for a wide range of human services positions.

Accredited Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs

UW-Green Bay's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation. This means that that both programs meet or exceed criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process.

Get Involved

The Social Work Club is open to any students interested in promoting social justice and working toward social change within the university and surrounding community.

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Endless Career Options

There is a wide variety of career fields possible with a Social Work degree, including child, family, school, medical, community, miliary, mental health, and clinical social work.

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Internship Opportunities

Students in the Social Work program complete internships, or "placements," in community agencies in both their junior and senior years, gaining invaluable hands-on experience.

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Scholarships Available

Students in the social work program may be eligible for a number of stipends and/or scholarships. These can greatly reduce the cost of school, making it affordable and achievable.

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Become a Phoenix

UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

Why Visit UW-Green Bay?
How Do I Get Started?

Meet our Social Work faculty members

UW-Green Bay's Gail Trimberger

Meet Gail Trimberger

Gail Trimberger is an Associate Prof. of Social Work at UW-Green Bay. She has more than 20 years of direct practice experience in various medical social work settings including public health, long term care, acute care crisis intervention and hospice. Prof. Trimberger's background includes direct practice, administration and supervision in each of those settings. Her areas of expertise include older adults, end-of-life, grief and loss, ethics and boundaries and social work leadership. Her research interests focus on professional boundary development, leadership, end-of-life and children's bereavement.

Prof. Trimberger is here to help! If you have any questions about the Social Work program, please contact us!

Meet our Social Work faculty members.

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