120 total credits required
Greenville University’s online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) features a curriculum designed to prepare students for initial direct social work positions as well as graduate study. Graduates meet requirements to sit for the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) exam and pursue licensure in all 50 states.
This program consists of 46 major credits and courses are eight or 16 weeks in duration. In addition to credits required for the major, you will need to complete general education and elective courses for a total of 120 credits. Up to 69 transfer credits may be accepted and most students complete the program in two years.
Greenville’s online BSW program is delivered in a flexible format and features an integrative learning approach that combines principles of social justice, criminal justice, and Christian values. Our practitioner-faculty are dedicated to positive student learning outcomes and will support you as you complete coursework, field experiences, and post-graduate or career preparation. Students receive personal attention throughout their program due to our small class sizes.
As a student, you will gain valuable practical experience by completing 400 hours of in-person fieldwork. You will also have the option to choose when and where you pursue practicum placement to maximize flexibility.
Greenville’s online BSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), so you can be confident you’re earning a degree that meets rigorous academic and professional standards.
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