BSW Online Degree Completion Program

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

BSW Online Degree Completion Program

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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 (or a related area) or students who have completed at least 60 previous college credits.

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.

Millersville University’s BSW Online program offers rolling admissions and applications are reviewed as they become complete.

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Program Prerequisites

To apply for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

A completed Associate's degree OR at least 60 transferable college credits
Completion of the following prerequisite courses:

  • SOWK 102 – Modern Social Welfare Dilemmas
  • SOWK 203 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment

The following courses are recommended to have been completed before beginning the online BSW program, but are not required (they can be taken online as a part of the program):

  • BIOL 204 – Human Biology
  • PSYC 100 – General Psychology
  • Any one of the following:
    • GOVT 112 – State & Local Government
    • GOVT 111 – Intro to American Government
  • Any one of the following:
    • SOCY 210 – Sociology of the family
    • SOCY 101 Intro to Sociology
    • SOCY 211 Social Problems

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.

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