Social Work

Campuses

Clarkesville
Blairsville
Currahee
(Online Program)

Credentials Offered

Associate Degree
Diploma

Program Length

4-5 Semesters

Program Cost

$2,500

Social Work

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Graduates of NGTC’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Social Work Assistant program will allow them to work in public and private social service agencies with the skills, knowledge, values, and sensitivity to effectively serve human needs in a variety of community settings.

The Social Work Assistant Associate of Applied Science degree program is designed to prepare individuals to obtain entry-level employment in public and private social service agencies. The social worker assistant is equipped with the skills, knowledge, values, and sensitivity to effectively serve human needs in a variety of community settings. Students have the option to select courses that will prepare them to provide client services, as well as support for families in a variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They may assist clients in identifying social and community services that will best assist them. They may assist the social worker in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to resolve problems relevant to human relations, substance abuse, adult day care, and rehabilitation.

Credentials You Can Earn

Associates Degree

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Social Work Assistant

Diploma

Career Opportunities

Students completing the program may choose career paths with:

Nonprofit organizations

For-profit social service agencies

State & local governments

Additional career options can be researched on the following site(s):

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Social Work Assistant program is perfect for those preparing to transfer to a 4-year college or to get started as a social work assistant.

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