Expanding your view of the world #
Studying on a diverse campus means being exposed to different viewpoints and perspectives. As a social work student at IU Northwest, you’ll benefit from enriching classroom discussions, faculty mentorship and valuable real-world experiences as you prepare for a career serving people from all walks of life.
Degrees and Programs #
Our nationally recognized academic programs prepare you for the next step in your journey.
Bachelor of Social Work
Our bachelor’s degree prepares you for general social work practice—and the chance to make a difference.
Master of Social Work
Take the next step in your professional journey with our leading MSW program.
IU’s leading Labor Studies program offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, a labor studies certificate, a minor, and courses customized for your organization.
Get the foundational skills you need to help children navigate some of life’s most challenging circumstances.
How to Apply
Applying to IU Northwest is the first step in studying social work on our campus. Find out how to apply as a first-year student, transfer student or international student.
Cost and Aid
Find out what it costs to attend IU Northwest and learn about scholarships and aid that can help make your education more affordable.
Life @ IU Northwest
Small, easily accessible campus. Convenience, walkability and amenities. They’re all a part of student life in Gary.
From academic advising and career guidance to finding the right field experiences, we offer a variety of resources to help you get the most out of your education.
Explore more #
Stay up to date with the latest announcements, news and information, or find out what’s happening around campus at each IUSSW location and online.