Social Work Education at Park University

Bachelor of Social Work

Park University’s BSW prepares students for beginning professional practice in a wide variety of social service settings. As generalist social work practitioners, graduates will be prepared to work with diverse populations. The Strengths Perspective and Eco-systems theory serve as overarching conceptual frameworks throughout the curriculum. The BSW program includes both classroom work and two-semester field instruction in a social service agency; is fully accredited; currently only offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus; and requires 122 total credit hours to graduate.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program was granted full initial accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation (COA) at the February, 2016 meeting. The MSW program is one of the few accredited MSW programs in the nation with an advanced practice concentration in Behavioral Health. The three areas of practice emphasis are Military Social WorkSocial Work with Children and Families, and Gerontological Social Work.

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Minor in Social Work

Park University’s Minor in Social Work is offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus, online, and as an extended learning program on select campuses. The Social Work Minor requires completion of 18 credit hours in specified courses with a grade of C or higher in each course. More Go

Student Social Work Resources

Find important documents and forms for both the BSW and MSW programs, as well as valuable professional Social Work, online resources, for students. More Go

Social Work Faculty and Staff

Contact the individual members of the faculty and staff for the Social Work program. More Go