In order to allow for greater opportunity for social distancing and coordinating student support, the Social Work department is currently working virtually.  During the office hours of 9am to 1pm please call the main social work department number 785-670-1616. After 1pm, please contact someone at the below link.

Please note, if you email marcelle.shrake@washburn.edu after 1pm, it will be returned the next day.  All office phones listed on the pdf at the link below are forwarded to phone and email. Please make sure to leave a message.

After 1pm Contact Information

Make a Difference--become a Social Worker!

Small Classes, Accredited Education

If you care deeply about helping others and making real strides to promote social justice, Social Work may be the career path for you. Social Work is a dynamic profession that is everywhere--schools, prisons, healthcare centers, the work place, and more. It is present in times of natural disaster and social turmoil. Social workers serve individuals, groups, families, organizations, and communities. Demand for dedicated, conscientious social workers is growing every day.
Discover how Washburn University's nationally-accredited Social Work program can help you make a difference in your community and the world.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Find out more about Social Work and the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) at Washburn.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Ready to take your Social Work career to the next level? Maybe it's time for a career change? Find out more about our Master of Social Work (MSW).



Social Work
Benton Hall, Room 412
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Ph: 785.670.1616

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