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Social Work: Professional Resources

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Occupations in Social Work

With a degree in social work, you might work as a social worker for an educational, medical, or governmental agency, or you might become a counselor.

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, social workers make about $40,000 annually, and positions are expected to grow at a faster than average rate. Most social work positions require a bachelor's degree, and many require licensures or a master's degree.

For more career guidance, help with your job search, or other information, visit TAMUCT Career Services.

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Professional Organizations in Social Work

These are important professional organizations related to social work. The most important are the National Association for Social Workers, the largest national professional organization, and the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, which licenses social work in the state of Texas. 

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