Social Work Education in Minnesota

Listing of MN Social Work Schools

Minnesota boasts a strong and vibrant social work academic/education community. Below are the different schools that have social work programs, divided by degree type.

Accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Programs

Augsburg College Department of Social Work
2211 Riverside Ave.
Campus Box 51
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Michael Schock, Ph.D, Department Chair
Bibiana Koh, Ph.D., BSW Program Director
Phone: (612) 330-1189 Fax: (612) 330-1493

Bemidji State University Social Work Program
500 Birchmont Dr.
N.E. Bemidji, MN 56601
Cheryl Byers, Program Director
Phone: (218) 755-2836 or (218) 755-2880 Fax: (218) 755-2822

Bethel University Social Work Program
3900 Bethel Dr.
St Paul, MN 55112-6999
Christine Osgood, Department Chair
Phone: (651) 638-6037 Fax: (651) 638-6001

College of St. Scholastica Social Work Program
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811-4199
Lee Gustafson,  Department Chair
Phone: (218) 723-7048 Fax: (218) 723-6290
Other Campuses
Twin Cities
(Inver Hills Community College, Accelerated Evening)
Brainerd
(Central Lakes College, Accelerated Evening)
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
(Cloquet, MN, Accerated Evening)
Duluth
(traditional day program)
Pheonix, AZ

Concordia College Social Work Program
901 S. 8th St.
Moorhead, MN 56562
Laurie Dahley, Interim Director
Phone: (218) 299-3558 Fax: (218) 299-4552

Metropolitan State University Social Work Program
700 E. 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55106
Phone: (651) 793-1339 Fax: (651) 793-1355

MN State University, Mankato Department of Social Work
358 Trafton Science Center
North Mankato, MN 56001
Dr. Debra Gohagan, BSSW Program Director
Phone: (507) 389-6504 Fax: (507) 389-6769

MN State University, Moorhead Social Work Department
Library 100 1104 7th Ave. S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Jeremy Carney, Chair
Phone: (218) 477-2615 Fax: (218) 477-2987

Southwest MN State University Social Work Program

Social Sciences Building

103B 1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258
Rick Robinson, Director
Phone: (507) 537-6224 Fax: (507) 537-6115

Saint Catherine University/University of Saint Thomas School of Social Work
2115 Summit Ave., SCB 201
St. Paul, MN 55105
Barbara W. Shank, Dean
Sarah Ferguson, BSW Program Director
Phone: (651) 962-5800 Fax: (651) 962-5819

St. Cloud State University Social Work Department
Stewart Hall 236 720
4th Avenue S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Patience Togo, Chair and BSW Program Director
Phone: (320) 308-3139 Fax: (320) 308-3285

St. Olaf College Social Work Program
Holland Hall 213
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057

Mary S. Carlsen, Department Chair
Phone: (507) 786-3945

University of Minnesota-Duluth Department of Social Work
220 Bohannon Hall
Duluth, MN 55812-2496
Priscilla Day, Department Head
Phone: (218) 726-7245 Fax: (218) 726-7185

Winona State University Social Work Program
Minne Hall 228
Winona, MN 55987
Cathy Faruque, Chair
Arlen Carey,Program Coordinator
Winona: Lori Moe

Phone: (507) 457-5420 Fax: (507) 457-2928
Rochester: Jane Applen-Anderson
Phone: (507) 285-7486 Fax: (507) 529-6121

 

Accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Programs

Augsburg College Department of Social Work

2211 Riverside Ave.
Campus 51
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Michael Schock, Ph.D, Department Chair
Lois Bosch, MSW Program Coordinator
Phone: (612) 330-1189 Fax: (612) 330-1493

College of St. Scholastica Social Work Program
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811-4199
Lee Gustafson, Department Chair
Phone: (218) 723-7048 Fax: (218) 723-6290

St. Catherine University/St. Thomas School of Social Work
2115 Summit Ave., SCB 201
St. Paul, MN 55105

Barbara W. Shank, Dean
Carol Kuechler, MSW/DSW Program Director
Phone: (651) 690-6704 Fax: (651) 690-8821

MN State University, Mankato Department of Social Work
358 North Trafton Science Center
Mankato, MN 56001

Annelies Hagemeister, PhD, MSW, LISW
Phone: (507) 389-6504 Fax: (507) 389-6769

St. Cloud State University Social Work Department
Stewart Hall 236
720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Patience Togo, Chair
Gary Whitford-Holey, MSW Program Director
Phone: (320) 308-3139 Fax: (320) 308-3285

University of Minnesota-Duluth Department of Social Work
220 Bohannon Hall
Duluth, MN 55812-2496
Priscilla Day, Department Head

Phone: (218) 726-7245 Fax: (218) 726-7185

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities School of Social Work
105 Peters Hall
404 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Jim Reinardy, School of Social Work Director
Megan Morrissey, MSW Program Director
Phone: (612) 625-1220 Fax: (612) 624-3744

 

 

Accredited Doctor of Social Work (DSW)/Doctoral (Ph.D) Programs

St. Catherine University/St. Thomas School of Social Work

2115 Summit Ave., SCB 201
St. Paul, MN 55105

Barbara W. Shank, Dean
Carol Kuechler, MSW/DSW Program Director
Phone:(651) 962-5800 Fax: (651) 962-5819

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities School of Social Work
105 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Jim Reinardy, School of Social Work Director
Elizabeth Lightfoot, Ph.D. Program Director
Phone: (612) 625-1220 Fax: (612) 624-3744