Mission Statement

BASW Mission Statement: 
The BASW Program in the School of Social Work at California State University, Los Angeles prepares students for beginning strengths-based generalist practice in socially, culturally and economically diverse urban communities.  Our BASW graduates are educated to promote social and economic justice and facilitate change and growth at all levels of professional practice.


MSW Mission Statement: 
The MSW Program at California State University, Los Angeles educates students to assume leadership roles in professional practice.  Our advanced urban generalist graduates analyze, intervene, evaluate and advocate with diverse, underserved and oppressed clients and communities.