Admissions Requirements: Bachelor of Social Work

November 15, 2021
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To enroll in the online BSW degree program, students must have at least a 2.75 GPA and need to have completed required introductory coursework. For students lacking the introductory coursework, UC Online offers a free targeted open online course that satisfies this requirement.

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  • You have a minimum of 60 credit hours in social work, pre-social work or similar major or associate degree program
  • You have a GPA of at least 2.75
  • You have completed introductory social work courses. If you don’t have these courses, you may be eligible to enroll in our free targeted open online course that satisfies this requirement. You can complete the course during the enrollment window and prior to registering for courses.
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UC Online BSW Application Deadline: July 1, 2021


Submit official transcripts for all schools attended


Complete the online UC application and pay a $50 fee.

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