UCCS Bachelor of Social Work

UCCS Bachelor of Social Work

Improving Our Communities, Making a Difference, Fueling the Future

The UCCS Bachelor of Social Work program prepares social workers for ethical and competent generalist social work practice across diverse populations.

Social work is a is a hands-on profession that strives to help individuals, families, groups and communities deal with diverse problems. Nationally, the 10-year job growth predictions for social work range between 15% and 22%, which is much faster than most comparable professions.

Our graduates are prepared for careers as entry-level social workers able to work across client systems as advocates, leaders, and agents of social change.  BSW trained social workers make a difference in the lives of clients and communities.


BSW Information Sessions

Plan to attend a BSW information session.  During the session, we'll discuss the social work profession, the UCCS BSW program, course sequencing, and other logistics. Register now to secure your seat.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Information Sessions

  • Monday, February 10, 2020 between 11:30am and 1:30pm (UC 122)
  • Monday, March 2, 2020 between 11:30am and 1:30pm (UC 122)

UCCS Social Work Focuses on Key Social Work Skills:

  1. Serve clients using a generalist social work practice approach with a focus on the individual within his or her environment.
  2. Understand how to ethically and competently help clients and communities across diverse populations.
  3. Utilize intervention methods that are evidence-based and trauma-informed.
  4. Advocate for the needs of others, especially those who are not able to advocate for themselves.
  5. Promote social change and development, social cohesion and the empowerment and liberation of people.
  6. Inspire and motivate social action through strong leadership
  7. Have the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the Master of Social Work degree

Resources of BSW Students


The UCCS Bachelor of Social Work program is pursuing accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation. CSWE is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the United States. With curriculum aligned to CSWE standards and CSWE Candidacy anticipated in 2020, the UCCS BSW program is positioned to prepare students for social work practice, bachelor level licensure (where applicable), and admission to an advanced standing MSW program.


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