Bachelor of Social Work
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Program Details

Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers an online bachelor’s in Social Work. This entirely online BSW degree is designed to fit the needs of adult students. Graduates of this program will be prepared for work in the field or for advancement into a master’s degree program. 

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

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


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

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges