Social Work, Bachelor of Social Work

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Social Work


Traditional Online

Competency-Based Online

At Campus Locations

Social Work, Bachelor of Social Work

A degree in social work prepares you for a profession dedicated to enhancing human well-being, with particular attention on the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. You will develop the skills to practice as a generalist social worker within diverse populations and multi-level social systems and also gain skills to facilitate the planned change process.

Our program focuses on practice with rural and Indigenous populations of the Southwest, addressing poverty, structural racism, and oppression. Here, you’ll develop leadership skills in promoting human rights and social and economic justice while engaging in service to vulnerable and underserved populations.

Career opportunities:

  • child and youth services

  • disability services

  • family support services

  • healthcare services

  • elder care services

  • military/veteran services

  • community advocacy

  • case management services

  • victim advocacy 


  • Flagstaff

  • Traditional Online

Minimum units for completion 120
Additional admissions requirements Admission requirements beyond admission to NAU are required.

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