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If you want to help people in need of assistance and make a difference in the lives of adults, children, and families, the fully online Bachelor of Science degree program in Social Work is perfect for you.  The program will prepare you for social work practice in private, state, and non-profit agencies.  Submit the free application for admission online and our enrollment team will contact you immediately to help you build your Social Work degree plan.

Visit the Adult Professional Studies admissions page for more information regarding the admissions process.

Quick Facts

  • Program Delivery Format: Online*
  • Accredited: CSWE**
  • Credit Hours: 124 total hours (up to 75 may be transferred in)
  • Potential Career Fields: Family, School, Community, and Mental Health Social Worker, Substance Abuse Counselor, Rehabilitation Case Manager, Human Services Specialist.
  • 2019-20 Tuition Rate: $399 per credit hour (Scholarships and Financial Aid Available)
  • Department Webpage: Social Work;  Online Social Work Info & FAQ’s    
  • Curriculum: Program Requirements

*Field Education Requirements

Social Work students are required to complete Field Education Practicum components for the program in social service agencies programs.  For this reason, online Social Work students need to be able to adjust their schedules, and be able to travel to their placement in order to complete their clinical requirements.  Practicum I (5 credit hours) and Practicum II (8 credit hours) are typically completed during the 3rd and final semesters of the program and require a minimum of 200 agency hours (13.3 hrs/week) and 320 agency hours (21.3 hrs/week) respectively, along with a weekly class seminar. Practicum placements are 16 weeks each.

**Program Accreditation

Asbury University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of a baccalaureate or master’s social work program by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process. An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.

Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program. Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program.

For more information about social work accreditation, you may contact http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation/Information.aspx