South Texas College

3201 W Pecan, McAllen, TX 78502-9701

Program Details

South Texas College offers an Associate of Arts in Social Work, a profession devoted to helping people function the best they can in their environment. Social workers act as advocates for children and families in need, victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, pregnant teenagers, and many other diverse populations. Social workers provide advice, advocacy, and support to those who have personal and social problems and work in the community to promote social justice. 

Upon completion, the student will be prepared to work in a variety of public and private social service settings, such as:

  • schools and hospitals
  • juvenile detention and residential facilities
  • crisis centers
  • information and referral programs
  • hospices
  • employee assistance programs
  • nursing homes
  • home health agencies
  • adult day care centers

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    Program Overview

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      100% Online
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      Tuition is based on a per semester rate for a full-time student enrolled in 15 credit hours of study; 4 semesters to completion. In-district tuition is $1,005 per semester (not including fees).

      Registration fee: $100 per semester; Information Technology fee: $24 per credit hour; Learning Support fee: $16 per credit hour; Student Activity fee: $2 per credit hour.

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    Requires 60 - 61 credit hours for degree completion.

    Official transcripts from high school or proof of GED completion. TSI Assessment (Texas state assessment).

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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