Northwestern State University of Louisiana

University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002

Program Details

Anyone interested in the rewarding field of social work will greatly benefit from a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. This entirely online degree is designed to fit the needs of adult students, helping them expand their educational background while maintaining a busy schedule. Graduates of this program will be prepared for work in the field or advancement into a master’s degree program. 

This online program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. This degree helps people prepare for a career in many different aspects of social work, including:

  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Child welfare
  • Mental illness
  • Social policy
  • Youth services
  • And more

Classes cover a wide range of topics such as the economic of social work, cultural diversity, social policy, and statistics in social research. 

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      100% Online
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      Students must complete 120 credits. Tuition is based on $375 per credit hour up to 12 hours, $100 per credit hour thereafter. Estimated degree cost factors a full-time student enrolled in 15 credit hours of study per semester.

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    High school diploma or equivalency diploma. ACT, SAT, or COMPASS scores.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

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