Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
University of Kentucky

Program Details

The CSWE-accredited, online Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) program at UK is an exciting undergraduate degree that prepares students to enter the profession as a license-eligible Social Worker, and also sets students up for many different post-graduation plans. Many of our Social Work majors go on to graduate school in Social Work or a related field. Eligible undergraduates may qualify for our 4+1 MSW program, allowing them to complete their MSW in just one year. Students who enter the workforce after graduation are prepared for a wide range of careers within the profession. Our recent graduates are working in hospitals, community based non-profits, K-12 schools, universities, residential treatment programs, the criminal justice system, and more.

If you are passionate about creating change, you belong in our college. Our professional social work advisors, faculty, and staff are here to help you learn about the profession and to find your way. We want you to join us in our pursuit of social justice and social change through social work.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Kentucky is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score