Social Work (BASW) - Online Degree Completion Program
Upgrade your associate degree through the coursework and experience required through Millersville University's Social Work (BASW) Online Degree Completion Program.
Why Study This Program?
Build upon your current degree credentials by completing the coursework and experiences required to earn a bachelor's degree through Millersville University's Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) Online Degree Completion Program. This program is designed to support students who have already completed their associate degree in human services or social services. Courses can be taken fully online.
The passionate faculty involved in the University's storied Social Work program developed the program 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.
Graduates of this program receive a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) degree.
What Will You Learn?
Applicants to this program are expected to have completed coursework in the following areas as part of their associate degree: Modern Social Welfare Dilemmas, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Human Biology, General Psychology, State & Local Government and Sociology of the Family.
With those prerequisites, students will dive deeper into the broad aspects of Social Work including Social Welfare Policy, Social Work Welfare & Law Writing, Human Diversity, Social Work Research and more. You are then encouraged to pursue areas of interest within the field of Social Work such as Aging, Alcoholism, Mental Health, Women's Issues and more.
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- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker
- Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
- Healthcare Social Worker
- Social and Human Service Assistant
- Child, Family and School Social Worker
Clubs and Organizations
- The Social Work Organization
- The Psychology Club
- The Sociology Club
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