Social Work

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Dori DiPietro

Director, Social Work Program

Residential Faculty - Director of the MCC Social Work Program


480-461-7074 (alternate)

480-461-7812 (fax)

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 066

This program is part of the Cultural Science Department.

Social Work

Have you always been the person your friends turn to for help or just to talk? Many people, like you, who have experienced this, have chosen to make helping others their life’s work. Some even consider it their calling. A career in social work is how they do it.

Social work is a profession dedicated to enhancing the social functioning of all people. Generally speaking, social work promotes the development of environmental conditions that will help people achieve their maximum potential. Specifically, social work may take many forms; psychological services, child protection, government planning and policymaking, and much, much more.

The Social Work program at MCC prepares you for a career in social work. It helps you develop transferable skills and the ability to find work in a wide variety of employment fields.

Transfer to a University

A list of available transfer options for the Social Work program
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Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Social Work program is available through the Cultural Science department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.