To cultivate pillars that will establish a welfare society ensuring the quality of human life, and to contribute to prevention and resolution of all social problems of the modern society.
If you graduate with a degree in the Department of Social Welfare, you will obtain a Class 2 Social Worker License. This means that you are eligible to take the nationally recognized Class 1 Social Worker License exam.
If you become a social worker, you can advance into various fields. You can either work at a public or a private social welfare institution, or become a government official, engage in the professional field, enter general corporate, or take further studies.
Graduates can either establish living and public facilities for the elderly or children, or be authorized to run social welfare facilities established by each local authority.
Graduates can either work as social workers or serve in the administrative and managerial fields at various living and public facilities. These facilities include social welfare centers, local children’s centers, child care facilities, facilities for the disabled, and social welfare counseling agencies.
Government officials in the social welfare sector are social workers employed in the general sector of social welfare. There are currently 10,000 employees in this sector, and this figure is expected to rise in future. Since only social workers can apply for these positions, it is relatively easy to be selected for these positions. Besides, national and local government officials in social welfare are selected through open competitive employment. In addition, probation officers are being recruited.
Graduates can go on to graduate studies at home or abroad, or can take opportunities as lecturers at various educational institutions. Increasing demands for and specialization of social welfare has resulted in an increase in the demand for professionals, such as social researchers and professors. Graduates of Hanyang Cyber University are at an advantaged position when they proceed to the Hanyang University Graduate School, and more and more students go on to prestigious universities to study social welfare. Meanwhile, more and more graduates establish their own offices as social workers these days, providing professional and individualized counseling, diagnosis and service.
Many distinguished large and smaller enterprises prefer social welfare majors as their staff members. Many graduates are employed in the public welfare, personnel management and secretary sectors. Besides, graduates can work as medical social workers or emotional health social workers, and demands for social workers are expected to surge in the school social welfare and the welfare sector for the disabled.
Graduates can support various activities and social welfare activities of community-based non-profit or civil society organizations, to change the local communities.