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B.S.W. in Bachelor of Social Work

About the Program

The Bachelor of Social Work at Monmouth University is a fully accredited program by the Council on Social Work Education and introduces students to the knowledge, values, skills, and ethics necessary for competent practice of the social work profession.

The curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of human diversity and society, as well as prepare students for professional practice that embodies social work values and strives to secure Human Rights by advancing social, economic, and environmental justice for vulnerable populations in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world.

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Social Work Human Behavior and Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Research Methods
  • Field Practice

Student Outcomes

A degree from the School of Social Work will better prepare you for today’s job market. Through field internships, research, and social work practice, you will gain the necessary skills and experience to make a difference. A Monmouth education has led our graduates to fulfilling careers in:

  • Child Welfare
  • Community organizing
  • Gerontology
  • Grant or policy writing
  • Mental health
  • Social work
  • Substance abuse treatment 

Social work licensure regulations differ from state to state. Many states require a MSW degree to become a licensed social worker. Please visit the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) for additional information on each state’s requirements.

Christa Hogan, MSW, LCSW

Christa Hogan, MSW, LCSW

Lecturer Professor;
BSW Program Director

School of Social Work

McAllan Hall, 313