Bachelor of Social Work
Aurora University

Program Details

Applicants wanting to develop skills and knowledge to begin social work practice may consider this online bachelor’s in Social Work from Aurora University. Students will learn how to work with communities, groups, families, and individuals in an array of settings, as well as with various populations and issues.

Graduates of the online BSW can take the Illinois State Social Work licensing test after two years of work experience. Those completing the program can also apply for advanced standing in Aurora University’s MSW program.

The program material covers issues including:

  • Social work with groups
  • Human behavior from infancy to adult
  • Social work with communities and organizations
  • Individuals and families
  • Social work research


  • Resume
  • GPA of 2.5 
  • Transcripts
  • A Personal Statement
  • Two or more years of work experience
  • An earned associate’s degree or 60 earned hours of credit

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission