About the Bachelor of Social Work
Develop your abilities to make a difference in the world.
If your goal is to help others and make the world a better place, the study of social work can be your pathway. In the Bachelor of Social Work degree program at California University of Pennsylvania, you will learn how to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities to restore and enhance social functioning.
After completing your classes and hands-on fieldwork, you'll be well prepared to begin a fulfilling career as a social worker.
Improve the quality of life for those at risk in our region.
The fully accredited bachelor's degree program at Cal U, a public university, is specially designed to:
- Help social work majors focus on how to improve the quality of life for at-risk people in the nearby Mon Valley region and throughout Pennsylvania.
- Enable social work majors to participate in a one-semester practicum in a social services or human services agency.
- Ensure full understanding of the role of a social worker by placing you in the field for 480 hours in your last semester.
- Encourage you to practice your interpersonal skills in our lab and be videotaped for feedback from your peers and faculty in the program.