Associate of Arts in Social Work
Northwest Mississippi Community College

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in Social Work degree offered by Northwest Mississippi Community College is a program of study available to students in a completely online format. This program aims to prepare students for future studies at a senior institution such as a college or university’s baccalaureate program. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, an individual is prepared for a service positions such as: welfare, correctional facilities, juvenile facilities, health care centers, school social work, and administration. Generally, a bachelor’s degree in social work is the lesser requirement needed to become a social worker. The role of a social worker is to help people solve their problems and to deal with relationships. Some social workers focus on families, while others focus on individuals who are coping with disease, social problems, abuse, and other conflicts.


Official transcripts from accredited high school or official GED scores. ACT/SAT scores (Adult students can take placement test in lieu of ACT/SAT exams.). Official college transcripts (if applicable).

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges