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Social Work, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Austin, TX, United States
Find fulfillment with a career serving others. Students in the accredited Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program at Saint Edward's University study a broad range of topics in preparation for a career that focuses on helping marginalized communities and improving quality of life.
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Social Work at Saint Edward's University is taught through a supportive and interdisciplinary educational environment where students build social work knowledge, values, and skills through academic learning in the classroom and experiential learning in the community. Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the major prepares students to enter careers in social work and related fields. Over the course of your studies as a Social Work major, you will …

  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Advance human rights and social, economic and environmental justice
  • Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice
  • Engage in policy practice
  • Engage and intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications must be submitted to the program director on or before October 1 in fall and February 1 in Spring.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemporary Bio
  • General Psychology
  • Abnormal Psych.
  • Intro Rel. World 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Students are required to apply for and undertake fieldwork experience, demonstrate competencies in 9 core areas, complete a portfolio, and participate in an exit interview prior to graduation. 

  • Application for Admission
  • Self-Evaluation 
  • Code of Conduct 
  • Social Work Program Student Handbook 

Major Requirements: The Social Work major requires 60 hours of coursework, which include a combination of social work, biology, sociology, and psychology. 

Electives: Students complete 12 hours of elective courses in any area of study they choose. 

General Education Requirements: The degree requires 48 hours of general education courses that students complete over four years in addition to their major courses and electives.


Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 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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