Bachelor of Social Work
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Cincinnati is designed for individuals with a desire to reach out within their community and make a difference in others’ lives.  With the essential prerequisites completed, you can transfer into this program and earn your degree entirely through distance learning.  Whether you want to influence policy, counsel grieving children, or guide the homeless, UC’s online BSW can give you the skillset and knowledge to become an effective social worker in any number of roles.  Students will gain first-hand, experiential learning through significant fieldwork during their final year.  Subjects taught within this major include:

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Mental Health Perspectives in Social Work
  • Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

Before enrolling in an online or distance education program, check with your individual state's regulatory board for licensing and certification requirements.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Cincinnati-Online is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Minimum of 63 credit hours in social work, pre-social work or similar major are required.