CSWE-Accredited Online Bachelor of Social Work
Start a personally and professionally fulfilling career in social work with our online Bachelor of Social Work degree.
Learn to effect positive change and improve the wellbeing of individuals, families, communities, organizations, and the human population as a whole in this affordable online program, designed to fit into your budget and your busy lifestyle.
The demand for social workers equipped to assess and address the unique needs of individuals and groups is growing at a staggering rate. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that from 2016-2026, there will be a 16% increase in social worker employment. To prepare the next generation of social workers, case managers, advocates, and counselors to meet this demand and make a positive impact on our world, Point University offers a Bachelor of Social Work degree in a flexible, affordable online format.
Aligned with the rigorous standards of the Council on Social Work Education, this CSWE-accredited, in-demand social work bachelor’s program prepares students to pursue licensure or advanced study in social work. Students gain real-world experience through an internship and practicum, and graduates benefit from ongoing mentorship, career counseling, and professional development opportunities.
The online B.S.W. program’s comprehensive curriculum equips students to apply a research-based, legally and ethically sound, highly contextualized approach to promoting human rights, human dignity, and social justice. With internship components, this program is career-focused and designed to prepare students to pursue licensure, as well as graduate study. Listed below are some of the courses offered:
- Introduction to Psychology
- Human Behavior & the Social Environment
- Social Welfare Theory
- Social Work & Diversity
- Case Assessment & Management
All students enrolled in the online social work bachelor’s program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.
Rate: $410 per credit hour*
To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2023.
- Social Worker
- Case Manager
- Community Organizer
- Mental Health Assistant
The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:
- Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
- Minimum 2.0 GPA**
Want to know more about applying to Point University? Submit your information to be contacted by a member of our team or visit our Support Center for additional information and resources.
*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”
Point University provides a wonderful learning environment where you can grow both academically and spiritually. The professors encourage and support you and want you to succeed. The online classes are really convenient as you can set your own weekly schedule to fit the needs of your lifestyle.
- Laura Doering, online student
#9 Best Online Christian College (2021)
Point University offers the bachelor’s degree in social work in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.