The objectives of the Department crystallises in the following directions:
- Preparation of generations of national social researchers and social workers with a high level of advanced scientific capacity and practical efficiency in handling and addressing social phenomena and problems.
- Empowering students with the skills needed for social guidance and work in the various institutions of society, and professional dealing, therapeutically and preventively, with individuals and groups from different social strata in the Omani society to contribute to the continuity of safe and healthy societal structure.
- Empowering students with the skills of social guidance and awareness and the propagation of a culture of community participation and voluntary work and promote the spirit of belonging and loyalty to the country in the sectors in which they operate.
- To attract the best academic qualifications, and the constant readiness to respond to the needs and demands of scientific social research and consultancy in all sectors of the Omani society and its institutions.