Bachelor of Social Work
Eastern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Social Work degree program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers helping others.  This program provides a strong academic foundation in social work that will prepare students to be ethical leaders and advocates for social and economic justice.  The real-world focused curriculum offers the same courses taught by the same experienced professors as the on-campus version of the program.  You will gain critical skills needed in the social work field through a blend of academic and professional preparation in courses that cover topics including crisis intervention, addictions, and race and ethnic relations.  Graduates are ready to make a positive impact on their communities in such careers as:

  • Child and family social work 
  • School social work
  • Healthcare social work 
  • Mental health social work
  • Substance abuse social work


  • High school diploma and 2.5 GPA OR
  • ACT composite score of 20 or SAT combined verbal/critical reading score of 950 or higher OR
  • 24 hours of transfer credits from a regionally accredited institution and a 2.0 GPA

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges