Bachelor of Social Work
Limestone College

Program Details

The online bachelor’s in Social Work degree program at Limestone College teaches students about the patterns of behavior of individuals, families, organizations, and communities to help solve or prevent issues in society. The Social Work profession has more than 50 fields where graduates can use their degree, such as health, family and children's services, gerontology, education, poverty, community, research, and advocacy.

Learning happens in the field with 400 hours of supervised Social Work practice as part of the credit hour requirements for this degree. Classes include discussions on human behavior in the social environment, working with culturally diverse populations, social welfare programs and policy, and social work research.

Potential career paths for graduates include:

  • Domestic violence counselor
  • Gerontologist
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Hospice social worker
  • Homeless shelter worker
  • School system social worker
  • Nursing home/hospital worker

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • SAT/ACT scores (waived for students 21 years or older and military members)

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges