HPU | School of Social Work

School of Social Work

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The mission of HPU’s BSW Program is to prepare undergraduate students in the art and science of social work through competent, effective generalist practice to achieve social justice and honor the dignity of all peoples. HPU’s social work students should unashamedly want to “make the world a better place” through caring, professional practice aimed at helping all people to meet their needs and secure their rights in the ever-changing local, national, and global environment.



To graduate qualified advanced generalist social workers who are competent, ethical, and effective practitioners. MSW students utilize critical thinking and leadership skills to advocate for human rights, and social and economic justice with systems of all sizes. MSW students honor and respect the diversity and differences in the everchanging local, national, and global environment.



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The Baccalaureate degree in Social Work and Master's degree in Social Work are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

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500 Ala Moana Boulevard 

Building 1, Suite 400 

Honolulu, HI 96813

T: (808) 544-0234; E: ssw-info@hpu.edu