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Social Welfare

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Contributing toward the prevention of social problems and searching for solutions through a comprehensive and open education for the benefit of society

The department aims to promote a wide range of competencies in the field of social welfare based on a common understanding that social welfare is a necessary element of a quality and satisfying life.

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About the Department of Social Welfare

Emphasizing value by incorporating philosophy, knowledge, aspects from the humanities and social sciences, and relevant skills

Based on a common understanding of social welfare, the Department of Social Welfare has a curriculum that was designed to offer courses with tracks directly related to fields such as social welfare facility management, social welfare service, and social welfare counseling. Through these training courses for each track, students can develop experts in their field.

Support Benefits and Education Features

The Department of Social Welfare at Hanyang Cyber University provides essential courses for the social welfare field and helps students to acquire various qualifications by organizing preparation courses. In fact, by just completing courses at the department for their bachelor's degree in Social Welfare, students can also gain a Social Worker Level 2 certification. This would allow them to work in the field of family health and further preparation for Social Worker Level 1 certification would give them opportunities to conduct social work at schools, medical facilities, mental health institutions.

Furthermore, the department runs special lectures to help students learn about changing social problems, systems, policies, and services, and offers opportunities to gain practice solving various social issues. Through offline special lectures, major meetings, and volunteer activities, students can better understand social problems, the needed services, systems, and policies, and propose effective solutions.

Characteristics of the Education Infrastructure

Various opportunities to engage in useful activities related with the educational infrastructure Various opportunities for activities

  • Sharing and Exchange of Educational Infrastructure with Hanyang University

    • Mutual credit exchange with Hanyang Unversity
    • Use of Hanyang University library and various facilities
    • Hanyang University Hospital Medical fee discount
  • Various Student Welfare Services

    Various student welfare services such as scholarships, overseas tours, psychological counseling centers, and employment support center

  • Excellent Quality Education Services

    The department is a member school of the Korean Association for Social Welfare Education (a representative council of social welfare education institutions in Korea) and operates a certified curriculum that includes educational services through the development of content and specialized courses of the Korea Academic Information Service

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    • Social welfare field experience and volunteer opportunities
    • Implementation of active practice programs and opportunities for various academic exchanges
  • Offline Activities

    Major-related activities and exchanges among juniors and seniors juniors by operating community meetings, clubs, offline lectures, and festivals

  • Support for Networking with Leading Organizations and Experts

    Building networks with government ministries, local governments, various social welfare institutions and facilities, experts, and supporting social welfare field practice activities

Careers after Graduation

A wide range of activities to train students to be future social workers, public servants, and professionals in social welfare institutions

After graduating from the Department of Social Welfare, students can obtain Social Worker Level 2 certification allowing them to to take the state-certified Social Worker Level 1 exam. As social workers, students can gain employment in public and private social welfare institutions or general companies as public servants or professionals in their field.

  • Establishment/Operation of Social Welfare Facilities

    Establish various living facilities and facilities for the elderly, children, and the disabled, or manage facilities established by local governments
  • Employment in Social Welfare Facilities

    Employment at various living facilities and public facilities such as general social welfare centers, regional children's centers, childcare facilities, and welfare facilities for the disabled, or work inadministrative or management positions
  • Civil Servant

    Civil servants in charge of social welfare or national or local social welfare and probation
  • Specialized Job

    Employed as a medical social worker, mental health social worker, elementary, middle, or high school social worker
  • General Companies

    Corporate social contribution team member, manpower management or general affairs team, job counseling, etc.
  • Non-profit Organization/Civil Society Organization

    Support various activities or social welfare programs for the benefit of local communities in non-profit organizations or civil society organizations
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Program

  • Online Education Program for Creative Talent

    Well-developed Education Infrastructure
    The department operates an effective curriculum as a member of the Korean Council for Social Welfare Education
    Offering courses that can be used immediately in practice
    Education Features of the Department of Social Welfare
    Providing a curriculum whose contents were selected by the Korean Academy of Science
    Providing high-quality educational services through the development of specialized courses
    Highly Useful Online Education
    Hi-tech courses that can be accessed anytime, anywhere
    Support for student discussion classes for a collaborative learning environment
    Support for Online Learning Tailored to Students’ Needs
    Flexible course schedule that allows for self-study and self-practice
    Convenient curriculum that allows for both work and study
    High-quality General Studies Subjects
    Practical educational content in five areas, including the humanities and social sciences
    Availability of extra classes such as for obtaining certificates and utilizing programs
  • Professional Network through OFFLINE Support System

    Active Support for Certificate Acquisition
    Operation of classes to help students acquire Social Worker Certificate Level 1
    Students can acquire related certifications that are helpful in various fields
    Operation of Social Welfare Field Practice
    Proving special lectures for students to gain humanities and social science knowledge
    160 hours of social welfare practice at various social welfare sites
    Admission to Master's and Doctoral Degree Programs
    Guidance on admission to renowned domestic and overseas graduate schools such as Hanyang University, the Catholic University, etc.
    Scholarship benefits when attending the Graduate School of Hanyang Cyber University and Hanyang University’s Graduate School of Policy
    Various Offline Activities to Help New Students Aadapt
    Mentoring program to help new students adapt
    Special lectures, clubs, and community meetings with current students and graduates
    Welfare benefits for Students in Need
    Discounts on medical treatment for students and their family members when using the Hanyang University Medical Center
    Support for credit exchange with Hanyang University and use of its various facilities
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