Complete your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Degree | Briar Cliff University

Social Work Programs

Finish your social work degree. From anywhere.

Get your Bachelor of Social Work degree, wherever you are, through Briar Cliff University's online or in-person degree completion programs. Two of the only accredited online BSW programs in the entire country!

How does the program work?

Most coursework is offered in a convenient, online or in-person formats using our cutting-edge platforms. Veteran faculty advisors will be with you every step of the way, including weekly, one-on-one mentorship meetings to keep you on track. It all leads up to a local, 450-hour field internship — real, hands-on experience in your own community. Program description & FAQs →

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A tradition of excellence.


Since 1974, Briar Cliff’s Social Work Program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. For 40 years, our social work graduates have been recognized for their skill and commitment to serving as agents of social change.

Be a name, not a number.

Our social work faculty are experienced, well-respected and published in the field. But most importantly, they're passionate about making you an agent of change. In our program, you'll work directly with caring instructors in weekly personal mentoring, assessments and course advising.

Prefer face-to-face classes?

If you think you're better suited for a face-to-face learning format, Briar Cliff also offers an on-campus social work undergraduate major that you can tranfer your existing credit and join. 

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Class Format

Online courses

Next Start Dates

» August 2020

Tuition Cost



47 credit hours