BSW Online Degree Completion Program

Get your Bachelor of Social Work with Millersville University's BSW Online Degree Completion Program

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Online Degree Completion Program

The Online Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BSW) degree completion program has been designed to support students who have already completed their Associate degree in Human Services or Social Services. The program has been developed within the framework of curriculum content outlined by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Accreditation Standards. The courses are carefully sequenced so that students may build upon previously acquired knowledge and have opportunities to experience the integration of various bodies of knowledge.

Accepting applications for the Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 cohorts

Informing practice through education
INFORMING PRACTICE THROUGH EDUCATION AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

  • Learning about research-informed practice and practice informed research
  • Interacting with peers and instructors
  • Understanding the impacts of policy on practice
  • Meeting contemporary social, cultural, economic, political, and global challenges

Supporting Individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities
SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, GROUPS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMUNITIES

  • Assessing challenges and progress
  • Intervening with research informed practices
  • Monitoring and evaluating practice to inform decision-making

Social Justice and Community
ADVOCATING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

  • Embracing core social work values
  • Enhancing human and community well-being
  • Promoting social and economic justice through generalist social work practice.

Prerequisites

As part of the Associate Degree, The following six courses (or equivalent) must be completed:

  • SOWK 102 – Modern Social Welfare Dilemmas
  • SOWK 203 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • BIOL 204 – Human Biology
  • PSYC 100 – General Psychology
  • GOVT 112 – State & Local Government
    • **OR** GOVT 111 – Intro to American Government
  • SOCY 210 – Sociology of the family
    • **OR** SOCY 101 Intro to Sociology
    • **OR** SOCY 211 Social Problems

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