Bachelor of Social Work
Walden University

Program Details

Begin a rewarding career improving the lives of others in Walden’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. Through this program, you will acquire the hands-on training and evidence-based practices needed to provide compassionate mentoring, supervision, advocacy, and collaboration within varied populations across an array of settings. Coursework is designed to empower you to become a generalist scholar-practitioner, helping individuals and families overcome difficult life challenges.


Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
  • You are an active member of the U.S. military or a veteran with documentation of service

Special Accreditation

Walden's Bachelor of Social Work has achieved candidacy for accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission