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Accounting as a Second Career

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Accounting may also appeal to those considering it as a second career given that a number of different types of degrees may be sufficient to get started on this new career path.

Guidance for Reporting and Writing About Racism

Reporting beats, or specialized subjects that a journalist will stick with day in and day out, become sections in the paper and separate pages on a website. Sports, travel and tech news are clearly delineated to the eye, but those divisions are often blurrier than they appear. Julian Glover, adjunct faculty at the Newhouse School and Race & Culture reporter at ABC7 San Francisco, says it is difficult to fully untangle the implications and history of race from every other beat. “We can really look at all of those different slices of life, those different sections in the newspaper, and […]

5 Steps to Earning Your MSW Without a BSW

Earn an MSW without a BSW

Wondering how to get into social work if you hold a bachelor’s degree in another field? It is possible to obtain your master’s degree in social work (MSW) without a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. A traditional MSW program can provide the path to earn an MSW without a BSW. Traditional master’s in social work requirements are slightly more flexible than advanced standing MSW programs for those who hold a BSW. This article will help explain the requirements that candidates generally need to meet to earn their MSW without a BSW. 1. Choose a Traditional MSW Program Traditional MSW […]

Social Work and Theories

Social Work Theories

What Is Social Work Theory? Social work theory refers to various systems created to help understand and explain human behavior. They were developed over time, incorporating knowledge from professionals within a variety of disciplines including psychology and sociology. Additional contributions to social work theories and models come from other fields such as psychoanalysis, economics and philosophy.  Social work theories provide social workers with unified methods for understanding and describing the motivations, impulses, personalities and forces that affect how a person behaves. The theories are based on research and observation and are supported by scientific evidence. By applying social work theories […]

Highest-Paid Social Work Jobs

Highest-Paid Social Work Jobs

 

Learn about a rewarding career in social work and explore some of the higher paid jobs within the field. Earn a degree online from Syracuse University.

Social Work vs. Counseling

Social work and counseling sometimes go hand in hand. Learn about the differences between social work and counseling from Syracuse University.

MSW vs LCSW

MSW vs LCSW

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of others as a social worker but unsure about how to get there? When preparing for a career as a social worker, it may be helpful to take time to understand different social work titles and acronyms. Understanding the similarities and differences between an MSW and an LCSW may help you determine how to best move forward with your studies.  What is an MSW? An MSW, or Master of Social Work, is a two-year advanced degree offered on campus and online at many institutions. Earning your MSW from a school […]