In high school, Elaine Charpentier Philippi was told she wouldn't amount to much. She turned those words upside down, returning to school for a social work degree. Today, she helps other young students find opportunity.
Bachelor of Social Work
Engage in classroom learning and fieldwork and develop the skills to effect change for individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the bachelor of social work program provides students with the opportunity to study generalist social work practice with a focus on diversity, cultural competence and social justice.
Customize field experiences around your passions and learn in a secular, welcoming and tolerant atmosphere. Benefit from our partnerships with top-notch practicum sites in the Portland, Ore., region and join the Social Work Club, a forum for developing and strengthening friendships among students and faculty members.