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Engaged, Diverse, Ready for Service

  • Our school is committed to meeting the needs of all students. We recognize the importance of serving our urban and rural communities by providing a social work education that is exceptional and accessible. Our faculty, staff, and students are committed to diversity in teaching, research, learning, and community engagement.

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  • GASSW alum, Paige Tuttle, LIMHP, LCSW, is a clinical supervisor of children's behavioral health at Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska. Paige says: "If you're considering a career in social work, go for it!"

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  • Social workers empower individuals, relieve suffering, and affect social change. They help meet the basic needs of all people and strengthen those who are vulnerable, oppressed, or living in poverty. Most students enter our program without a set job in mind, only an excitement to learn how best to make a difference in the world.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is to educate students to become highly qualified social workers who serve all people, influence the systems that affect them, advance knowledge through teaching and research, engage with diverse communities, and promote socially just societies.