Admissions and Financial Aid

You will need to admitted to both Ball State University and the program itself. Or if you’re transferring, see the steps you’ll need to take.

Also, find a list of scholarships our department offers to our own students to help cover the cost of your education.

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Field Experience

You’ll gain a better understanding of what it means to work in our profession through the practicum field experiences we require of all students. During your last semester, you’ll work at one of dozens of field sites around Indiana, helping real clients address real issues, making a real difference.

Or if you work at an agency that might like to partner with us, please review our requirements and see how to apply to host our students.

Social Work Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Social Work at Ball State University is two-fold.

  1. Our mission is to prepare competent and compassionate generalist and advanced generalist practitioners who think critically, are committed to ethical social work practice, and meeting the needs of a changing world.
  2. Our mission is to function as a resource center for program development by providing consultation, research support, and professional services in collaboration with local and state human service communities.

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About Our Department

Department of Social Work

Health Professions Building, Room 501
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.



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