FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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Department of Social Work

2020 Best BSW FL Badge

Our BSW program & MSW program have been ranked #1 in the State of Florida for highest monthly earning potential after graduation!

2020 Best MSW FL Badge

Make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities

With the only program in Southwest Florida to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work, we have a reputation for being rigorous and demanding while at the same time being student friendly. 

As a student in either of our accredited programs, you’ll gain real-world perspectives from professors who share their experiences from their days as practitioners. Both programs feature intensive, hands-on clinical internships and on-campus classes to reinforce the highly personalized aspect of the field. Our innovative programs emphasize extensive clinical exposure. Students in our degree programs attend classes one day a week, leaving the rest of the week for clinical experience, field work, research and other demands of our comprehensive education.

BSW graduates who intend to earn an MSW can enter any national advanced standing program within five years and reduce the master’s course load by half. We’re proud to have the second-highest pass rates in the state for LCSW licensure and higher-than-average graduate employment rates. In fact, many of our students receive job offers to work in adoption, nonprofit, grief counseling, advocacy and other settings from the places they intern — before their internship is even completed. That’s how well prepared our students are.


Learn more about our degree and certificate programs



 Meet our team

 Explore areas of specialty in social work

  • Administration
  • Advocacy
  • Child Welfare
  • Medical Social Work
  • Mental Health
  • Military Social Work
  • Community Organization
  • Policy Planning
  • Research
  • School Social Work
  • Substance Abuse
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Marieb College of Health & Human Services

Department of Social Work

10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965