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Social Work Programs at North Central Michigan College

Make a meaningful impact on individuals and communities as you address systemic issues and work toward creating a more just and equitable society. Social work provides the opportunity to contribute to positive social change by helping people overcome challenges and improve their lives. Social work offers a wide range of career paths, from clinical and healthcare settings to schools, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. This diversity allows graduates to choose a specialization that aligns with their interests and passions.

Social Work — Associate of Arts Concentration:


The Associate of Arts Concentration in Social Work provides a solid foundation for entry-level positions in the field or for transfer to a bachelor's degree program. Gain the skills and experience necessary to start making a positive impact in your community sooner with North Central's two-year program.

This program meets Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) requirements, which guarantees your North Central credits will transfer seamlessly to participating partner universities statewide.

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Brent LaFaive
Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

*Fully online programs begin with college-level classes and are structured with specific course choices to enable students to fulfill their degree pathway to graduation. Seats in online courses fill quickly, so early registration is recommended.

Program Requirements & Suggested Course Sequences

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Transfer your North Central Associate of Arts Concentration in Social Work with MiTransfer Pathways! North Central partners with several Michigan colleges and universities to make it easy to apply your credits toward a bachelor's degree in social work. Use our transfer guide to help plan your transfer pathway! LEARN MORE

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Questions about which program will help you meet your career goals? Make an appointment with a North Central advisor to get started today! Call 231-348-6605.

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