Social Work MiTransfer

You're interested in helping people cope with and solve problems in their daily lives. You’re looking for a career with meaning, action, diversity, and a variety of career options. A bachelor's or advanced degree is part of your future plans. As a social worker, you'll assist clients as they improve their well-being and help them meet basic and complex life needs, and you'll often work with those who are vulnerable or living in poverty.


Social Work

The need for social workers is growing across the State and Nation. This pathway prepares you to transfer and succeed in a four-year college or university program. This pathway introduces you to the social work profession and how to apply concepts like psychology, sociology, language, and public policy to social services.

Why Choose Mid?

A Solid Place to Start

Mid's Social Work Pathway allows you to gain a solid foundation of knowledge in sociology and psychology, alongside general education credits that transfer seamlessly to four-year colleges and universities. This transfer-focused pathway prepares you to transfer successfully into bachelor and master's degree programs, while saving thousands on your advanced degree.

Learn Your Way

Mid offers a wide range of courses across several delivery methods. From on-campus to online and options that let you choose how to attend each course session, you can attend in ways that match your learning style and your busy schedule.

Career Outlook

Although some social workers only need a bachelor’s degree in social work, clinical social workers must have a master’s degree and two years of post-master’s experience in a supervised clinical setting. Clinical social workers must also be licensed in the state in which they practice.

Social Worker

Median Pay $24.26/hour | $50,470/year | 13% Growth

Probation Officer

Median Pay $26.10/hour | $54,290/year | 4% Growth

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, & Mental Health Counselors

Median Pay $22.23/hour | $46,240/year | 25% Growth

Rehabilitation Counselors

Median Pay $17.28/hour | $35,950/year | 10% Growth

Data sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2019 through 2029.

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Michigan Transfer Network

MiTRansfer pathways

Mid Michigan College is a participating member in MiTransfer Pathways, a Statewide agreement that identifies courses students should complete as a part of an associate degree that will transfer seamlessly toward a bachelor degree and simplify the transfer process. Mid's Social Work Pathway is part of MiTransfer Pathways and can provide you with guidance about transferring specific courses to multiple colleges and universities in Michigan.

The Michigan Transfer Network website allows you to view transfer course equivalencies between many Michigan colleges and universities. If you would like to go back to school, transfer to another college or university in Michigan, or simply see how courses at Mid would transfer to another school, this site is for you!

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