B.Sc. On Campus

Social Work

Southwest Minnesota State University

48 months
7720 USD/year
7720 USD/year
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The Social Work program of Southwest Minnesota State University offers a Bachelor of Science: Social Work degree (BSSW) in beginning generalist social work practice.


The Social Work program of Southwest Minnesota State University combines liberal arts with professional social work foundation content to prepare to work effectively with individuals, families, small groups, communities, and organizations.


Southwest Minnesota State’s social work major prepares students for graduate study and for positions in a number of practice settings such as public and private social service agencies, hospitals, nursing home/hospice programs, outpatient facilities, residential care facilities, courts/criminal justice programs, elementary/secondary schools, vocational rehabilitation programs, and psychiatric institutions. Social workers provide services in the following areas: children and youth, services to the aged, family services, group services, medical and health care, mental health, developmental disabilities, mental retardation, alcohol and substance abuse, corrections, criminal justice, school social work, employment-related services, public assistance/public welfare, and community organization and planning services.

  • Child & Family Social Work
  • Child Protection
  • School Social Work
  • Gerontological Social Work
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Social Workers
  • Mental Health Substance Abuse
  • Clinical Social Work...and many more!

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biology in Modern World
  • Biology in Modern World Lab
  • Academic Writing
  • Writing in Professions
  • Any INDS Course
  • Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete your entire application online and to send your documents to us either by mail or electronically upload them
  • Evidence that they have completed their secondary education within their home country (usually 12 years) and be entitled to acceptance into the universities in their home countries
  • You would have to complete your visa application from your home country

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3860 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3860 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Marshall

900 - 1400 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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