• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program offers social work classes designed to prepare persons for employment in social welfare agencies, schools, hospitals, children’s homes, victim services, juvenile court, legal services, policy and planning, community development, mental health facilities, correctional institutions, day care and rehabilitation centers. Individuals currently working in social welfare settings can improve their skills or increase their opportunities for job advancement.

Career Opportunities

  • Community Development
  • Family Services
  • Hospitals
  • Criminal Justice & Corrections
  • Mental Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Social Work And Social Issues
  • Social Work and Social Issues Lab
  • Social Welfare As A Social Institution
  • Introduction To Strategies for Social Work Practice
  • Social Issues And Social Policy Development
  • Research Design In Social Work
  • Human Behavior In The Social Environment
  • Diversity And Social Justice
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups
  • Social Work Practice with Communities
  • Human Service Organizations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Junior standing
  • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in social work related areas.
  • Application for admission to the social work program.
  • Two letters of reference: one from a college or university professor and one other from a work or volunteer experience supervisor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    911 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 911 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    343 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 343 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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