Why major in social work at Missouri State?
Earn your BSW degree online or in-person
Your social work degree on your schedule. With in-person (campus) or online formats, you can pick the path that works best for you.
We're one-of-a-kind in Missouri
Your degree will have full accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Our online BSW option is the first such program that’s fully accredited in Missouri.
Fast-track to your master’s degree
When you graduate, you may qualify for the Advanced Standing option of the Master of Social Work (MSW) program. Save time and money – your BSW degree can help you earn the MSW degree in just one more year.
Be ready for any workplace
Your social work degree is based on generalist practice, giving you broad career options. Through your field experiences, you can explore what’s out there in advocacy, case management, community practice and much more.
You can complete the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree at Missouri State through an in-person (campus) or online format. You’ll choose your preferred format during your application process.
Whichever format you choose, the required courses (curriculum) are the same.