UCCS Social Work

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Improving Our Communities, Making a Difference, Fueling the Future

At UCCS Social Work you can make a difference in the lives of others.  UCCS Social Workers transform lives through direct practice with individuals, groups, and families while also working to improve communities.  Our graduates fuel the future as advocates, leaders, and social justice warriors. 

Join the community dedicated to helping others through social change…  become a UCCS Social Worker!


UCCS Social Work Programs and Degrees

The UCCS Social Work community is naturally warm and supportive.  Our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you develop into the best social worker you can be, ready to practice social work and excel academically, professionally, and personally. 


Bachelor of Social Work

The 120-credit hour BSW is an undergraduate degree that prepares students for entry-level, professional, generalist social work practice and for graduate social work education.

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Master of Social Work

The 60-credit MSW is a professional degree designed to provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials required practice social work at an advanced skill level with the trauma-informed social work practice specialization.

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Our bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are seeking accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The CSWE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting body for social work programs in the USA.  CSWE Accreditation begins with a request for candidacy and is then followed by a 3-benchmark process, which typically takes 3 years to earn initial accreditation.  It is anticipated that Application for Candidacy will be made in January 2020.



For more information please e-mail socialwork@uccs.edu or call (719) 255-4993.