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Pre-Social Work

Category: Emergency Public and Social Service

Program Description

Transform lives and create positive change. Discover your calling with Hennepin Tech's Pre-Social Work Pathway program, a gateway to a rewarding career in compassionate advocacy.

Learn to empower individuals and communities as you develop essential skills in support, guidance, and resource access, including counseling and assistance with housing or finances.

Designed for aspiring social workers, our program lays the foundation for success in the field. Complete the first two years of your degree and seamlessly transition to a four-year university to earn your bachelor's. Start your journey to making a meaningful impact today.

Program Information



Class Time: Day, Evening
Semester: Fall, Spring or Summer
Campus: Brooklyn Park, Eden Prairie

Course Search


Wage and Job Outlook information for Social Workers* are available at CAREERwise.

*Note: To become gainfully employed as a Social Worker in the State of Minnesota, upon completion of this program, the student will transfer to a qualifying university to complete a bachelor's degree in Social Work. Additionally, individuals will need to apply for and pass the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Bachelors exam.

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