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Bachelor's Degree in Social Work

Learn to help people solve their personal, family and community problems by navigating their relationships with others.

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Bachelor's Degree in Social Work

B.A. or B.S. in social work

Social workers help people maneuver within their interpersonal relationships as well as solve problems within their personal, family and communities. Social work is a great profession for those with a spark of idealism, a belief in social justice and a natural love of working with people.


The K-State difference

Students graduating from the program select either a Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science and are eligible for the social work licensing examination and certification process in states with such requirements. K-State’s undergraduate social work program is accredited by the key accrediting agency for social work education within the U.S., the Council on Social Work Education.

The Social Work Organization, or SWO, is a student-led organization open to all K-State students. Within the SWO, students network, empower one another, engage in diverse cultural experiences and reach out to the community.

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Students entering the social work major for the first time meet with an advisor to create an eight-semester plan.


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