Bachelor of Social Work
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

If you have the desire to reach out within your community and make a difference in others’ lives, consider the online Bachelor of Social Work offered by the University of Cincinnati.  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 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

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  • Minimum of 63 credit hours in social work, pre-social work or similar major
  • GPA of at least 2.75
  • Completed introductory social work courses

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission