Sociology and Social Work

The department offers off-campus study in Chicago, Philadelphia, and other urban settings.
  • Hope's social work program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Graduates of the social work program are eligible for licensing (LBSW) in Michigan and other states.
  • Social work majors are eligible to reduce the time in MSW programs up to two semesters through advanced-standing status in graduate programs.
  • The department is committed to developing students' research skills and offers students access to an array of specialized software and database tools.
  • You can complete internships with community organizations and agencies that serve the elderly, the unemployed, people with developmental or physical challenges and other groups.
  • Join the Student Sociology and Social Work Organization, which promotes leadership in social and educational activities.
Hope College Department of Sociology and Social Work

41 Graves Place

Holland, MI 49423

Dr. Deborah Sturtevant, Chair
616.395.7555