Bachelor of Social Work

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on individuals, families, and communities? Are you interested in a career that combines your compassion and dedication with the knowledge and skills to address children, youth, family, and community social issues? Discover your path to empowerment and social change through the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) at the University of North Alabama.

Learn the professional skills and hands-on experience required to develop your career in social work. Professional internships are provided for each student and are designed to support your career goals. They also offer instruction from experienced social workers through our collaborative approach. With a generalist BSW degree, you'll be prepared to work in various human service and social work settings.


Time to Complete
4 years


Modality Offered
In person


Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Why the University of North Alabama?

With its small class sizes, experiential learning opportunities, and access to our enthusiastic, expert faculty who invest in your academic journey, UNA is uniquely positioned as a leader in academic excellence within the South and beyond.

UNA’s BSW program focuses on equipping you with the tools to enable individuals and communities facing various challenges. You will be empowered to expertly support, advocate for social justice, and facilitate positive change in people's lives.

What can I do with a Bachelor of Social Work?

Graduates of our program are prepared for a wide range of rewarding careers in various sectors. With a Bachelor's in Social Work, you can qualify for positions such as:

  • Social Worker in Mental Health/Healthcare Settings
  • Case Manager
  • Child and Family Advocate
  • School Social Worker
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Mental Health Support Specialist
  • Research Assistant

Tuition and Aid

Online: $340 per credit hour with no out-of-state tuition or other, traditional fees

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Tuition Cost

Bachelor of Science in Social Work


Online: $340 per credit hour

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