Academic offerings: Many social workers are actively involved in developing housing options for people and supporting them in their homes. The School of Social Work provides course content in the areas of metropolitan environment, leadership and service, housing issues, housing policy, advocacy, policy formulation, and working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
Experiential learning: Social work students complete a 2-semester senior field practicum (internship), which can be done in an agency with a housing focus. In addition, the Intro to Social Work course requires a 30-hour service learning project, which can be done in a setting that emphasizes housing.
Employment Opportunities: Graduates from the School of Social Work may work as community organizers, economic development directors, group-home supervisors, housing or homelessness advocates, immigrant services coordinators, legislative worker or lobbyists, refugee resettlement workers, or settlement-workers.