Plymouth State guiding philosophy of Ut Prosim (That I may serve) is powerfully expressed by the University’s social work programs, which include a BS in social work major that is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and minors that focus on key populations. Students gain knowledge and critical thinking skills to better serve diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The program provides the tools, strategies, and hands-on experiences that help students act upon their commitment to enhance the fulfillment of human potential.
In accordance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics, Plymouth State social work students are prepared to respect human dignity, oppose social and economic injustice, and support and advocate for social reform.
The University’s collaborative spirit, open and accepting community, and close ties with regional service organizations and nonprofits combine to create a supportive and conducive environment for those who seek to build a better and more caring world.