Bachelor of Social Work


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Your life has a calling.

How will you answer it? 

Make a positive impact in the field of social work

Learn the integration of faith and spirituality within social work practice — with sensitivity to the diversity of settings and populations of practice.

About This Degree

The Bachelor in Social Work Program is designed to educate the professional entry-level social worker. This means that a student graduating from Southeastern University with a Bachelor in Social Work is prepared with the knowledge, skills, values, and ethics of the profession. The BSW graduate will be able to enter any social work setting as an employee and assume beginning social work responsibilities.

The knowledge and skills students learn will empower them to promote, restore, maintain, and enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The graduate will also be prepared to plan, formulate, and implement social welfare policies, services, resources, and programs.  

The Bachelor of Social Work program at Southeastern University is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)Students who complete this program are eligible to apply for our Advanced Standing MSW program.

Program Details

Credit Hours: 120

Degree Delivery: On-Campus 

Practicum Hours: 400

Tuition: See rates

Career Ideas

This degree will prepare you for the field of social work in a variety of settings, including:

  • School social work
  • Child welfare
  • Hospital social work
  • Substance abuse case manager/provider
  • Foster Care/Adoption
  • Juvenile court work
  • Community organizing/Program Administration 
  • Geriatric social work
  • Mental Health/Counseling