Social Work


Social work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help improve people's lives. Social workers assist people by helping them cope with and solve issues in their everyday lives, such as family and personal problems and dealing with relationships. Some social workers help clients who face a disability, life-threatening disease, social problem, such as inadequate housing, unemployment, or substance abuse. 
Job Outlook
* Earn between $32,000-52,000 a year (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
* A 16% increase in jobs is expected by 2018 (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
* Most social workers are employed by schools, health care facilities, or other government agencies (BLS) 
Social workers held about 642,000 jobs, in 2008. About 54 percent jobs were in healthcare and social assistance industries, and 31 percent were employed by government agencies. Although most social workers are employed in cities or suburbs, some work in rural areas. Employment by type of social worker. 
Employment for social workers is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2018. Job prospects are expected to be favorable, particularly for social workers who specialize in the aging population or work in rural areas.
  Karve Institute of Social Work
  Rajagiri College of Social Science
  College of Social Work
  Loyola College of Social Science
  Banaras Hindu University
  Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
   University of Delhi
   Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
  Madras School of Social Work
  Bangalore University
  Jamia Millia Islamia
  P.G. College of Social Work
  Sri Padmavathi Mahila Vidhyalayam
  DNR College
  College of Arts and Commerce