Do your friends lean on you for support and advice? If you have
a talent for helping, Saint Leo's Social Work program can help you
turn your passion into a career. Whether assisting a homeless man,
foster child or disabled veteran, social workers make a world of
difference in individuals’ lives, and enact widespread social
Explore social welfare policy, human behavior and practice
methods. Intern at a social service agency to gain exposure to
various practice settings and client populations. Learn how to
empower individuals, families, groups, organizations and
At Saint Leo—Florida's oldest Catholic college or university—you
can bridge education with action through the Center for Values,
Service and Leadership. The Center acts as an umbrella organization
for the university's service organizations: AmeriCorps, Samaritans,
RotarAct Club and Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer
Saint Leo’s Social Work program is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). An
advisory board composed of students, alumni and human service
professionals guides the program, assuring the curriculum’s
quality, relevance and currency.
Graduates are prepared for entry level, generalist social work
as well as graduate study in social work or related areas.
View current Social Work student resources,
including information on field placement admission requirements,
supervision and grading.
Turn your compassion into a career. Apply now.
You may declare the Social Work major when you begin coursework
at Saint Leo University. However, to be formally admitted to the
social work program, you must complete a major application and
interview with Social Work faculty.