Program Overview

The Associate of Arts Degree with an emphasis in Social Work program at Western Wyoming Community College aims to help students begin a baccalaureate degree in an area related to social work. Students may explore various general education courses while focusing on areas in social work as they take courses in the sociology department. Those who possess a degree in social work may pursue as wide range of careers such as agency directors, case workers, teachers, and health care specialists. Social Work is a vital profession in today's world, and the need for trained individuals is constant. This is a career that seeks to improve the lives of people and groups of people through intervention, research, organization, and other means.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    Official transcripts. COMPASS placement test may be required to meet specific program prerequisites. This degree program requires from 66-69 credit hours for completion.

    School Overview

    Western Wyoming Community College is a public, tax-supported, two-year, co-educational institution. Western Wyoming Community College, the fifth of seven community colleges in Wyoming, was established in the fall of 1959. Through the efforts of a citizens’ committee, a campaign was begun, an election was held, and the college and the original district were created. The mission of Wyoming's community colleges is "to provide access to post-secondary educational opportunities by offering broad comprehensive programs in academic as well as vocational-technical subjects." Wyoming's community colleges are low-tuition, open access institutions focusing on academic transfer programs, career and occupational programs, developmental and basic skills instruction, adult and continuing education, economic development training, public and community services programming and student support services. WWCC offers associate's degrees and certificates, many of which can be earned online.

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