Associate of Arts in Social Work
Palo Alto College

Program Details

Palo Alto College offers the Associate of Arts in Social Work, the professional activity of helping individuals, groups, and communities enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning. The profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships, and the empowerment of people to increase their well-being. 

Social workers are employed in such fields as:

  • child and family service agencies
  • drug treatment centers
  • hospitals and hospices
  • public health departments
  • social welfare agencies
  • probation programs
  • counseling centers
  • child care centers


Requires 60 credit hours for completion.

Admissions: Submit official transcripts. Take TSI Test (campus assessment).

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges