The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program

Discover Your Pathway to a Degree in Social Work


Learn the knowledge and skills you need to serve individuals, families and communities. Generalist social work practice employs purposeful relationships based on social work knowledge, values and skills, and uses the strengths perspective to accomplish the goals of improving the lives of clients and creating a just society.

• With a bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited program, you’ll be eligible to apply for a social work license

• The School of Social Work is ranked in the top 25 percent nationally (US News & World Report).

• The BSW (Bachelor in Social Work) program is available to students enrolled at St. Catherine University or the University of St. Thomas.

• Traditional weekday and evening/weekend/online formats.


Social Work:  A Degree You Can Work With

Child Welfare Worker  - Family Case Worker - School Social Worker - Adolescent Counselor - Hopsital Social Worker - Youth Services Counselor - Crisis Intervention Worker - Policy Advocate - Hospice Worker - Civil Rights Organizer - Mental Health Worker - Community Outreach Worker - Geriatric Care Manager - Volunteer Coordinator -  Victim Advocate - Primary Care Counselor - Intake Worker - Adult Day Services Worker - Child Advocate - Client Advocate - Community Action Worker - Community Organizer - Community Outreach Worker - Crisis Intervention Counselor - Family Support Worker - Group Home Worker - Halfway House Counselor - Juvenile Court Liaison - Life Skills Instructor - Mental Health Case Manager - Probation Officer - Rehabilitation Case Worker - Residential Counselor - Residential Care Manager - Youth Outreach Worker - Human Services Case Manager - Guardian Ad Litem