Bachelor of Social Work Degree

The Bachelor of Social Work Degree Program, one of Brescia University’s destination programs, is designed to provide an efficient and high quality delivery of social work theory and practice courses. This online degree opportunity provides degree-seeking students with the knowledge required for becoming a social worker, as well as opportunities for practical application. You can start working towards the BSW degree now! Brescia University has five start dates a year, January, March, May, August and October.

Best Online Social Work Degrees 2016-2017Complete your Associate in Human Services, Bachelor of Social Work, and Master of Social Work online degrees from beginning to end all without stepping foot on campus!

Brescia Online’s Bachelor of Social Work program was ranked 27th best Online Bachelor of Social Work Programs for 2016-17 by Affordable Colleges Online. Schools were recognized for a balanced combination of affordability, academic rigor, support and flexibility.

Complete your journey with Brescia’s Master of Social Work online degree; it teaches the advanced skills needed by social workers across the country and prepares you to take leadership roles within your working environment.

The Bachelor of Social Work Degree online program from Brescia University offers:

  • Flexible Courses
    Courses are designed with the adult student in mind, enabling qualified students to complete a degree in as little as two years.
  • Affordability
    The Bachelor of Social Work online degree at Brescia University is offered at an affordable price. Federal and state financial aid is available to those students who qualify.
  • Accredited Program
    The Council on Social Work Education has accredited Brescia University’s Bachelor of Social Work Program.
  • Adult Friendly Campus
    Brescia University has been at the forefront of adult-centered education. Adult students receive exceptional service as they complete their degrees at Brescia University.

The Bachelor of Social Work online program provides a way for individuals who are seeking employment in the field of human services or a related area to complete their bachelor’s degree in social work and prepare them for further graduate studies.

A degree in social work is useful for a career in child protective and aging population services, anti-poverty programs, corrections, criminal justice and many other similar areas. A degree in social work will make you very employable in any one of many human services agencies.

The Bachelor of Social Work degree courses articulate the competency expectations of the Council on Social Work Education. Additionally, nontraditional students taking the courses for general education requirement (GER) credit will gain a basic understanding of social work as a profession.

For students who have already met the minimum GER of Brescia University and who have 81 transferable credits (21 in 300-400 level courses), the program can be completed in about two years. Those who have not met these requirements may take longer to complete the degree. The online social work program also assists in providing GER credit for those students who meet the criteria for taking online courses at Brescia.

Major Subject Requirements (42 hours)

Online Courses

Degree Requirements

Careers in Social Work

Overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for social workers was $55,350 in May 2022. For more information about the different careers in social work and a career profile, click here.

Social Work Licensing Agencies

View a comprehensive listing of Social Work Licensing Agencies by State.