Bachelor of Social Work

Social work is about connecting people.
                  Let's get connected!

School of Social Work
4141 Administration Drive
(269) 471-6196

Welcome to the BSW Program

Why we stand out!

  • We focus on the unique competencies that help us to stand out.

  • Our entire program is trauma-informed.

  • We are guided by a Code of Ethics that enables us to work with diverse groups and populations at risk.

  • We are concerned with populations who face oppression.

  • We support social and economic justice for all people.  

  • Hands-on experience is gained through Field Education, which is an integral component of the program.

Change the World...Get a BSW!

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is a professional degree that allows you to:

  • Enter the profession as a generalist social worker

  • Gain entry into a Master of Social Work (MSW) program

  • Start connecting with a vast network of social workers across the world

Our program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) through 2027.

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Social Work at Andrews University

1. Make a Difference

Over 640,000 social workers change lives every day.

2. Job Security

Hundreds of job options. Don't be bored or unemployed.

3. Growing Profession

Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13% growth through 2029.

4. Accreditation

Our program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education through 2026.

5. 4 + 1 and Done

Graduate with both BSW & MSW in only five years; save $23,000 on MSW costs in the process.

6. Experience Matters

Our eight faculty teach their classes based on years of real-world experience. 

7. Class Size Matters

Small class sizes mean you create community with faculty and students, along with plenty of skills practice.

8. Real-World Practice

Skills are perfected in 400-hour agency internship.

9. Chocolate Mondays

Self-care is taught and encouraged.

10. High Pass Rate!

Our rate for professional licensure and job
placements is highly ranked.