Bachelor of Social Work
Briar Cliff University

Program Details

Students will experience online classes along with weekly one-on-one mentorship meetings and a local field internship for real-world experience with Briar Cliff University’s online bachelor’s in Social Work degree. This online BSW is a bachelor completion program, meaning students should already have college credits or a completed associate’s degree to apply. Electives such as mental health, child welfare, and gerontology are available to online students.

Courses cover topics such as:

  • History of social work
  • Human behavior and the social environment
  • Social issues and policy
  • Community organization
  • Social science research methods


  • An Associate Degree in Human Services, Social Work, General Studies, or a minimum of 62 transferable credits is required for enrollment
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission