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Our Vision

To advance social justice, inclusion, and well-being for all.

Our Mission

The mission of the LSU School of Social Work is to advance social science and social wellbeing by engaging in applied and practice-informed research, as well as evidence-informed practice and teaching, with the goal of improving lives and working toward sustainable social justice.



  1. Student Success  |  Empower students with the skills needed to become highly competent professionals, with a particular focus on the impact of our work on high-risk, under-resourced and diverse populations across the lifespan.
  2. Faculty Success  |  Generate high quality, paradigm-shifting knowledge regarding current social problems and the evidence-informed interventions that address them.
  3. Social Justice  |  Improve the wellbeing of diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities through service.
  4. Success across the Life-span  |  Promote lifelong learning for professionals to ensure that they are able to address current social problems with evidence-informed solutions.

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3200 Huey P. Long Field House
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 800-848-7111
Phone: 225-578-5875
Fax: 225-578-1357