School of Social Work

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The UAA School of Social Work is dedicated to advancing social work practice in Alaska through baccalaureate and master’s education, research, and service. Social work is a profession committed to ethical and research-informed practice that assists individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities, advances social, economic, and environmental justice, and engages in policy practice. The School of Social Work offers the following degrees and certificates:

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Programs & Resources


Photo of Hattie Harvey, Carey Moore, and Mary Dallas AllenProject BLENDS

Project BLENDS is a training program designed to prepare graduates to work collaboratively to support infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children with high intensity social-emotional needs and their families.

Two Alaska Native elders share a moment outdoorsProject SSWEND

The School-Based Social Work Education and Network Development Program (Project SSWEND) is an innovative partnership between the University of Alaska Anchorage and the Anchorage School District (ASD).

Alaska mountainscapeAlaska Interprofessional Distance Learning Consortium

AK-IDLC is a program that trains graduate students in the delivery of culturally responsive behavioral health care using face-to-face and telehealth methods.

Photo of Mary Louise Rasmuson Operation Mary Louise

OML is an state-wide women veterans project to connect women veterans with resources in Alaska, to build the Alaska women veteran community, and to acknowledge the achievements of women veterans.

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UAA School of Social Work
UAA Professional Studies Building
2533 Providence Dr, Suite 234
Anchorage, AK 99508



UAA School of Social Work
3211 Providence Dr, PSB 234
Anchorage, AK 99508