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Why Study at Belmont?

There are many reasons why Belmont should be your first choice for a degree in social work. From our innovative curriculum to leadership development, study abroad and inter-professional collaboration, Belmont students have many opportunities to take their passion for social work and engage and transform the world.
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Abundant service & learning opportunities

Seated in a metropolitan area, Belmont offers a wide array of opportunities for service and professional development. Our students learn in their work with courts, schools, local agencies serving those who experience mental health issues, homelessness, and more.

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Supportive and Friendly Community

Learn alongside students passionate about social justice and making a difference in the world. Our students forge friendships and professional relationships that carry into their work and create partnerships well beyond their time at Belmont.

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Engaged Faculty & Staff

Whether it’s the Department dinners or the annual conference trip, students, faculty and staff interact often and form genuine relationships that carry well beyond a student’s academic career. Students are truly at the center of all we do.

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Innovative Curriculum

Your next step may be graduate school or a professional opportunity, but either way the Social Work program prepares students for what’s to come. Unique opportunities for learning include areas related to trauma-informed practice, adverse childhood experiences, mindfulness, and more.

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Shared Inter-professional Collaboration

All health science students work together to expand their academic experience and collaborate on like-minded projects and opportunities, providing a well-rounded education in caring for the whole patient, their family, and our community.