Social Work Career Outlook

Enjoy the satisfaction of making a difference in people’s lives…everyday! Because social work professionals can help so many different groups of people, the need for well-trained and caring Social Work Assistants is growing. As anyone in the social work field will tell you, the greatest reward is helping people in need. Social Work Assistants get to make the world a better place one person at a time.
Growth Potential & Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor projects the growth for Social Work Assistant jobs to increase 11% by 2024.*
McKinley’s online Social Work AAS Degree prepares you with the skills and knowledge to work in many settings.  Examples Include:

  • Adoption Agencies
  • Children’s Hospitals
  • Mental Health Centers
  • Schools
  • Government Agencies
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Hospice
  • Youth Agencies
  • Senior Centers
  • Corporations
  • Hospitals


*, 5/18/16