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Library Info
Library Information
Ozuna Library and Learning Center
Cir (210) 486-3555
Ref (210) 486-3557
June 4 – July 29
(4-day work week)
Mon–Thurs: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Fri–Sun: Closed
Closed July 4th
Computer Lab

Tutoring Services

Gutierrez Learning
Labs -105

Having Technical Problems?

IT Services
Ozuna 121 and 150

Social Work

The Social Work program at Palo Alto strives to provide the student with the foundations necessary to prepare them for completion of their academic career which will result in a professional social work degree.

Social Work Careers

Social workers in Texas are required to have a license and at minimum, a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from an accredited school.

Both BSW and MSW social workers are employed in a variety of settings to include schools, universities, nursing homes, public health and mental health agencies, child protective services, hospitals, the criminal justice system and social service agencies.

Salary Information

The median pay for social workers with:

  • 2-4 years experience is $35,000
  • 5-9 years, $43,000
  • 10-14 years, $50,000
  • 20-24 years, $55,000
  • 25 or more years $60,000



Contact Information

Department Chairperson:
Dr. John Hernandez

Guadalupe Hall (GUAD-124C)