About the Program
- Learn the knowledge and professional skills you need to advocate for people of all ages and cultures who have experienced various social, mental or physical problems.
- Get a global view of social work in our summer study abroad program in Europe, and join our student organizations for social and service activities, networking and professional development.
You have the option of taking courses in-person or completing your B.S.W. degree through our totally online program that has been ranked one of the best in the nation.
Upon graduation, you will be eligible to sit for the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners Licensing Exam.
A Minor in Social Work is also available.
Our B.S.W. degree has been ranked in the “Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Social Work” for 2023 by EduMed.org.
Our faculty are licensed social workers who can speak first-hand about their experience in social work.
Our small class sizes mean you get the individual attention you deserve, and our faculty are dedicated to delivering the best possible learning experience, whether it’s on campus or online.
Social work practitioners enjoy careers in case management, family social work, community development, criminal justice, public health, school social work, social services administration, and many types of counseling.
Plus, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities for social workers are expected to increase by 11% percent through 2028, adding over 80,000 new jobs.
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