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Why the Steve Hicks School?

Ranked among the best ten schools of social work in the nation and located in the vibrant city of Austin, we offer a caring, small-sized community in a top-tier research university.

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September 17, 2021
A conversation with UT’s new deputy to the president for societal challenges and opportunities, Allan Cole
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Directed by social work faculty, these institutes focus on interdisciplinary, scientifically rigorous social and behavioral research.

Partnering with hundreds of agencies and professional social workers to provide structured, experiential learning opportunities, build capacity in the community, and advance social justice.

The DiNitto Career Center (DCC) is a one-stop shop for career advising serving social work students and alumni.

Explore online and in-person continuing education opportunities from our Office of Professional Development.

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