Social work is a broadly defined profession encompassing many different kinds of professionals who all serve people in need. Social workers are unique in the way that they look at many different aspects of a problem, from the individual to the societal, from the psychological to the political. Social workers are trained to work with people in their environment, looking at various dimensions of their lives. Common ways of serving clients include providing counseling, therapy and education, as well as connecting clients to appropriate public or private resources. This program is designed for the mature student who is articulate, intelligent, and interested in helping others.