Social work is a profession for those who find fulfillment and
reward in making a difference in the everyday lives of individuals.
Specifically, social workers help those in need of critical resources
including: medical and mental health services, income maintenance, child
welfare and protection, domestic violence intervention, and assistance for the
elderly. Social work also offers the opportunity to improve the community
and make it a better place to live. The bachelors of social work
(BSW) prepares students as generalist practitioners for entry-level
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - SACS|
Morehead State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
|Council on Social Work Education|
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 3,000 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in this country.
|Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes|
All CSWE programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies that comprise the accreditation standards of the CSWE. These competencies are dimensions of social work practice that all social workers are expected
|CSWE Spring 2012 Student Learning Outcomes|
MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES LAST COMPLETED ON (Spring 2012) All Council on Social Work Education programs measure and report student learning outcomes. Students are assessed on their mastery of the competencies that comprise the accreditation standards of the Co
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
Option of obtaining a Masters in
Social Work at the Morehead State University campus via the University of
Kentucky (Terry Stivers, 606.783.2409)
Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).
MSU Admission Requirements
Prior to taking junior and senior classes
students must go through Advance Advising and there are standards for that
process outlined in the Student BSW Handbook (see program website). Students
will have this process explained in detail when they enroll in SWK 325
Students must complete 58 hours of social work courses including the senior
Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all
required core courses in the social work.
complete the social work major, students must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.50
in all courses included.