Social Work


The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor offers a four-year curriculum in social work designed to prepare students for beginning generalist social work practice and for graduate study and community service. The baccalaureate program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, which is recognized as the sole national accrediting agency for social work education by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

This Social Work Student Handbook (available for download below) has been prepared for you, as a social work major, in order to acquaint you with the program and policies of the Social Work Program, as well as those of the university. It is important that you become familiar with this handbook, the university undergraduate catalog, and the UMHB Student Handbook.

The faculty of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Social Work Program welcomes you. We are pleased that you are pursuing a career in social work at UMHB. We hope that you have a stimulating, challenging and productive time of study at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. If the social work faculty can be of help to you at any time, please do not hesitate to call on us.

Career Opportunities

Among the many career opportunities for BSW Social work Graduates include careers in health settings, children’s and family services, youth work in schools, community mental health, public welfare services for the elderly, people with disabilities, substance use, abuse and dependence, and the criminal justice system.

Catalog Information

Additional Information

For additional information about the practice of social work, you may wish to look at the following web sites:

Departmental Contact:  Dr. Isaac Gusukuma (
Address:900 College Street, UMHB Station Box 8014, Belton, TX 76513 | Phone: (254) 295-4555