Degree Levels Offered for Social Work

Sample Free Open
Social Work Courses


Media Course Start Date Professor School
008 audio 8 Counseling Theories 2011-03-01 Spring 2011 Pat McDevitt DePaul University
Review counseling theories, from affective, non-directive approaches to cognitive and behavioral approaches.
001 full-course 1 Diploma in Social Work Studies N/A N/A OpenLearn
This diploma course instructs students in the field of social working, including the role social workers play for disadvantaged families, personality types best suited for the job, and different social issues that social workers may come across.
013 audio 13 Health and Wellness Coaching N/A N/A Liberty University
This course examines health and wellness from a Christian perspective.
001 full-course 1 Housing and Human Services 2005-03-01 Spring 2005 Langley Keyes Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
In this class, students how the human services system interacts with the U.S. housing system.
006 audio 6 Social Work 2010-09-01 Fall 2010 Columbia University
This video podcast series from Columbia University provides an overview to the field of social work.
013 full-course 13 Substance Abuse and the Family 2006-03-01 Spring 2006 Gonzalo Bacigalupe University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMass Boston)
Substance abuse and the family discusses how families who have members who are substance abusers function, as well as the resources available for helping these families.
045 full-course 45 Theory & Practice of Counseling N/A N/A Kausar Sohail Virtual University of Pakistan
This course focuses upon the basic guidelines for improving one

Accredited Online Social Work Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
Saint Xavier University Yes 83% 100% 52%
University of Maryland-Baltimore Yes N/A 45% N/A
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Yes 100% 56% 9%
Everest Institute-Rochester Yes 100% 100% 25%
Limestone College Yes 51% 97% 43%
Strayer University-Virginia Yes 100% 22% 19%
AmeriTech College-Draper Yes 51% 98% 78%
Southern Polytechnic State University Yes 79% 1% 32%
Texas Southern University Yes 53% 95% 12%
Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville Yes 100% 99% 30%
Clinton Community College Yes N/A 84% 20%
Vatterott Education Center Yes N/A 100% 28%
Kaplan University-Augusta Campus Yes 100% N/A N/A
Broadview University-Online Yes 100% N/A N/A
California State University-Northridge Yes 62% 74% 48%
Medical University of South Carolina Yes N/A 50% N/A
Argosy University-Los Angeles Yes N/A 67% N/A
Truett-McConnell College Yes N/A 100% 24%
Grand Valley State University Yes 82% 88% 66%
Akron Institute of Herzing University Yes 98% 100% 41%

Social Work at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in Social Work

    • 15,136 Bachelor's Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 11% Male
        Students
      • 89% Female
        Students
    • 21,173 Master's Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 13% Male
        Students
      • 87% Female
        Students
    • 322 Doctoral Degrees in
      Social Work
      • 22% Male
        Students
      • 78% Female
        Students

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