Master of Social Work


Our alumni and current students are doing some super-awesome things, something that has become a hallmark of anyone associated with the Master of Social Work program at St. Ambrose. Learn more about a few members of our community:

Kathleen Lemburg '08 MSWKathleen Lemburg '08 MSW

Supervisor, Family Case Management, Rock Island County Health Department

Katherine wanted the knowledge and the skills to make a difference. As supervisor at Rock Island Health Department, she helped pregnant women and infants every day. But she knew she could do even more.


Jabari Woods ’02, ’05 MSWJabari Woods ’02, ’05 MSW

School Social Worker, Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency

As an undergrad at Ambrose, Jabari majored in business management and organization. When he wasn’t studying, he spent his time taking service trips, deepening his faith and learning about biblical history. By the time Jabari earned his degree, he'd realized "it's not all about making money and profit."


Meredith Chance '09 MSWMeredith Chance '09 MSW

Rockford, Illinois

Meredith earned a bachelor's degree in psychology so going for an MSW seemed like the logical next step. Her classes at Ambrose helped her to consider the bigger picture.