Social Work MiTransfer

You're interested in helping people cope with and solve problems in their daily lives. You’re looking for a career with meaning, action, diversity, and a variety of career options. A bachelor's or advanced degree is part of your future plans. As a social worker, you'll assist clients as they improve their well-being and help them meet basic and complex life needs, and you'll often work with those who are vulnerable or living in poverty.

Job Outlook
  • $50k
    Median pay for Michigan (Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers)
  • 14%
    Job Growth Michigan

Social Work

The need for social workers is growing across the State and Nation. This Associate in Arts pathway prepares you to transfer and succeed in a four-year college or university program. This pathway introduces you to the social work profession and how to apply concepts like psychology, sociology, language, and public policy to social services.

A Solid Place to Start

Mid's Social Work Pathway allows you to gain a solid foundation of knowledge in sociology and psychology, alongside general education credits that transfer seamlessly to four-year colleges and universities. This transfer-focused pathway prepares you to transfer successfully into bachelor and master's degree programs, while saving thousands on your advanced degree.

Learn Your Way

Mid offers a wide range of courses across several delivery methods. From on-campus to online and options that let you choose how to attend each course session, you can attend in ways that match your learning style and your busy schedule.

Save. Transfer. Suceed.

Starting at Mid and transferring to a four-year school can save you $12,000-24,000 off the cost of a typical bachelor’s degree.

Our participation in MiTransfer means your Mid credits will transfer seamlessly to many Michigan colleges and universities. You can complete nearly half the credits required for a bachelor’s degree before graduating from Mid.

Along the way, you’ll receive personalized advice and support from your Mid Mentor and other people and programs committed to your success.

Although some social workers only need a bachelor’s degree in social work, clinical social workers must have a master’s degree and two years of post-master’s experience in a supervised clinical setting. Clinical social workers must also be licensed in the state in which they practice.

  • Social Worker
  • Probation Officer
  • Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, & Mental Health Counselors
  • Rehabilitation Counselors

Save $ Starting at Mid can save you up to $24,000 off the cost of a bachelor’s degree.

Succeed Your Mid Mentor will provide the personalized support you need.

Seamless Transfer to Michigan Colleges & Universities

Mid Michigan College is a participating member in MiTransfer Pathways, a Statewide agreement that identifies courses students should complete as a part of an associate degree that will transfer seamlessly toward a bachelor degree and simplify the transfer process. Mid's Social Work Pathway is part of MiTransfer Pathways and can provide you with guidance about transferring specific courses to multiple colleges and universities in Michigan.

Mid participates in MiTransfer Pathways, a statewide partnership that identifies key courses you can apply toward a bachelor’s degree. It simplifies transfer and offers guidance for transferring specific courses to schools across Michigan.

Get more info about transfer and course equivalencies at the MiTransfer website.

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Social Work MiTransfer

Community colleges and universities have collaborated to simplify the transfer process by developing MiTransfer Pathways. These transfer pathways build on the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), which makes it easier for students to transfer their general education courses earned at Mid Michigan College to participating four-year institutions in Michigan.

View Mid Michigan College’s MTA requirements.

Sociology faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan.

The following courses at Mid Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to social work programs of participating institutions.

PSY 101
Introduction to General Psychology 3
SOC 101
Principles of Sociology 3
SWK 200
Introduction to Social Work 3
BIO 131
Basic Anatomy & Physiology 3

Mid Michigan College Degree Requirements

Mid Michigan College requires at least 25 additional credits to meet the 62 credit associate degree requirement minimum. These remaining credits should be chosen in consultation with an advisor.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at Mid Michigan College that will transfer to a participating social work program.

To view the details about each pathway including the full agreement, for each institution, visit the MI Transfer website.

Related Programs & Pathways

Dean of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Steve Amidon

(989) 773-6655