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Online bachelor's in social work (BSW)

Becoming a social worker requires zeal, compassion, and a strong desire to transform communities by helping those in need. Our social work program offers a supportive learning environment through flexible online courses designed for working adults, so you don't have to quit your job. Start dates are available throughout the year, and if you stick with Concordia, you can earn your Bachelor's & MSW in as little as 3 years.

If you have the drive, Concordia can equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to bring about positive change and make a difference in the world.

Quick Facts


Small class sizes allow for personalized attention from expert facutly


Fast track your BSW in as little as 2 years with 8-week courses

BSW to MSW Graduate in as little as
3 years

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Program Features


CSWE accredited BSW program
CUW is accredited by the HLC

Christian foundation

Following Christ's example of service to others
Caring for others in mind, body, and spirit


Field education gives you hands-on experience in social work

  • Flexible fully online coursework: choose between self-paced or virtual cohort classes
  • Gain hands-on professional experience through a required internship
  • Graduate empowered in faith, service, and leadership - equipped as an ally and advocate
  • Our Christ-centered environment prepares you for leadership in an increasingly diverse and global society
  • Finish your BSW and MSW online in as little as 3 years. As a BSW graduate, you will be considered "Advanced Standing" and can complete your master's degree faster. Plus Concordia University alumni can qualify for our alumni scholarship - so you'll save time and money with our social work program.
  • Prepare you for professional social work practice in the nine areas of competency as defined by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Courtney 1

The social work department helped me find my passion for advocacy and gave me countless opportunities to live it out. Thanks to my time at Concordia, I have never felt more proud or ready to call myself a social worker.

Courtney Herriges, BSW class of 2020

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Transfer credits allowed
Total BSW Credits Required
Cost Per Credit

Funding your education

It doesn't have to be scary. Let us help you step forward in your calling.

Scholarships, financial aid, and payment plans are available for qualifying students

Uncommon Scholarships

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