Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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Global Campus meets the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Do you dream of a career that will allow you to empower and change lives for the better? Turn your passion into a rewarding career as a social worker with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Troy University.
TROY’s social work program will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter a diverse, rewarding career of helping others thrive. With the guidance and tutelage provided by TROY’s experienced instructors, you will develop the abilities to become an empathetic, proactive professional.
As a social work student, you can rest assured your course work will reflect the goals and objectives set by the Council on Social Work Education, the national accrediting body that oversees all schools of social work. Once accepted into the program, the assignments and tasks you’ll complete will prepare you for real-world experiences upon graduating from our nationally accredited program. Upper-level practice courses, community projects and a hands-on, 400-hour practicum spent in a supervised environment will prepare you to step off the graduation stage and into a purpose-filled career.
TROY’s professors know that in order for you to bring comfort and care to those who need it the most, you’re going to need to step out of your own comfort zone. That’s why you’ll be given the opportunities to visit agencies that serve people of all ages, nationalities and economic backgrounds. You will have the opportunities to attend political events to see how a social worker can assist in the legislative process. These assignments will take place once you’ve entered the program.
You’ll also get to meet and interview real social workers in a variety of different settings to help you narrow down your true calling. Whether it’s working with domestic abuse survivors, helping children in neglectful and abuseful situations or supporting the elderly in nursing home facilities, social work graduates will find themselves in a variety of different settings helping a wide array of people.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a social worker (as of 2012) is $44,200 per year. Potential career options include:
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014), the field of social work is currently growing at a rate of 19 percent, and the total anticipated growth of all professions by 2022 is 11 percent.