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Social Work, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Social Work at Texas A&M University Central Texas prepares you to pursue a career in child protective, mental health, adoption, geriatric services, and more. Our program also prepares you for the entry-level practice of social work. 
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Overview

The Social Work program from Texas A&M University Central Texas will enable you to become a licensed social worker and develop a strong background for future graduate studies. 

Social workers typically hold front-line positions in social welfare agencies that deal with a wide range of social problems. 

Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers placement opportunities in social service that provide real-world experience.

Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Social Work Program at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is to prepare high quality graduates for entry-level generalist social work practice and advanced education through education is delivered in a rigorous and student-centered learning environment that promotes professional behavior, values and ethics, human and community well-being, respect for human diversity, and a global perspective, and is guided by a person-in-environment framework, knowledge based on scientific inquiry, and social work competencies in support of the college and university missions.

Career Opportunities

  • Child and family
  • Social work in public social service agencies
  • Case management
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice
  • Medical
  • Mental health and substance abuse

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Methods and Skills of Social Work
  • Social Work with Diverse Populations
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Welfare in the United States
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Social Work Research Methods & Statistics
  • Writing for Social Work Research
  • Generalist Practice I: Micro Systems
  • Human Behavior and Social Environment 
  • Biological Foundations of Social Work Practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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