48 months
33228 USD/year
33228 USD/year
Tuition fee
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A professional Social Work program from La Sierra University prepares graduates of this program for beginning-level, generalist social work practice. 


Areas in which students are qualified to work include criminal justice , mental health, children and youth services, schools, aging/gerontology, health care, family service agencies, substance abuse programs, domestic violence programs, developmental disabilities services, public welfare (child and adult services), community organization, and social action groups.

A Social Work program from La Sierra University prepares students for direct-service positions such as caseworker or mental health assistant. These programs teach students about diverse populations, human behavior, social welfare policy, and ethics in social work. All programs require students to complete supervised fieldwork or an internship.

Career Outlook

  • 16% Job Market Growth
  • $47,980 Median Salary

Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues. Social workers work in a variety of settings, including mental health clinics, schools, child welfare and human service agencies, hospitals, settlement houses, community development corporations, and private practices. They generally work full time and may need to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colloquium 
  • Social Policy 
  • Social Work Methods: Individuals
  • Social Work Research 
  • Topics in Social Work 
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment 
  • Social Work Methods: Children and Families

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits

quarter credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcripts
  • College or University Transcripts
  • ACT or SAT Scores for these tests are required if you are graduating from a High School in the US
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Department Interview/ Audition  
  • Valid Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33228 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33228 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Home Gardens

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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