Social Work, Bachelor | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
48 months
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree at Messiah College, a top-ranked Christian college, is nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).


Social Work at Messiah College

As a graduate of the social work degree program at Messiah College, you qualify for advanced standing status in an accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program, meaning you can go on to earn your MSW in just one year. Messiah College’s unique approach to the BSW degree intentionally integrates Christian faith formation and extensive field education, effectively preparing you to become a competent and skilled professional social worker.

Career options for social work majors

  • Child, family and school social workers
  • Medical and public health social workers
  • Geriatric social workers
  • Mental health and substance abuse social workers
  • Private practice social workers
  • Administrators, researchers, planners, policy makers and advocates

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biology
  • United States History Survey Since 1865
  • Psychology
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Professionalism in Social Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

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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