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Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Social Work Department at Messiah University is to offer a professional degree with a strong liberal arts foundation that trains graduates for ethical and competent generalist social work practice at the entry level and/or prepares them for graduate study. Guided by the accreditation standards of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) as well as the Mission and values of Messiah University, the Department integrates principles of the Christian faith with social work values, knowledge, and skill. Therefore, there is a commitment to evidence informed practice, service learning at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels, a commitment to community, a respect for diversity and human rights, and support for the enhancement of social and economic justice for all people.
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