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Georgian Court University is monitoring COVID-19 case trends. Vaccines are mandatory, and boosters are required for all students as of Fall 2022. The university will lift the limits on in-person meetings and will return to a mask-optional policy on Monday, June 6, 2022. Students are reminded that under the mask-optional policy, faculty may require masking during class sessions. Please continue to keep a mask with you at all times.

Please see the updated Fall 2022 Policy for Students for more details.

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Department of Social Work & Gerontology

Want to be a force of good in today’s world? The field of social work motivates students to become change agents who foster social justice in a variety of settings. All of the social work programs at Georgian Court University are part of the Department of Social Work & Gerontology, which strives to produce the very best programs possible.


Our small class sizes and focus on the Mercy core values have given Georgian Court University’s social work programs a glowing reputation for preparing students to enter this exciting field. The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation. In addition to insightful classroom lessons, hands-on experiences will help you apply what you’ve learned and carve your own path out as a social worker or educator.

The department is here to assist students throughout their education and beyond. Contact us today with any questions.

Undergraduate Programs

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Social Work

Major | Minor

For more information on program requirements, concentrations, and credentials, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Full-time Faculty​

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