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Complete this degree on your own time through fully online coursework and learning tools.

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Take your social work career to the next level, no matter your educational background.

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Kent School is rated the No. 1 social work program in Kentucky by US News and World Report.

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Why choose UofL’s Kent School of Social Work?

  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Coursework delivered 100% online; practicum completed in your local area
  • Prepares you to sit for social work licensure (requirements vary by state)
  • You’ll earn the same degree as campus social work graduates
  • Bachelor of Social Work

    UofL’s Bachelor of Social Work (120 credit hours) is offered 100% online and emphasizes issues of social justice, equipping you with the skills needed to effectively advocate for those without a voice.

    • Bring in previously-earned General Education credits or enter as a freshman
    • Enroll in an option Drug and Alcohol Counseling track
    • Qualify to enter UofL’s Master’s in Social Work program with advanced standing and ability to finish in as little as 1 year

  • Master of Science in Social Work

    UofL’s Master of Science in Social Work – ranked #1 in Kentucky – is offered 100% online for those who have a bachelor's degree in any area of study.

    • Complete your degree in as little as 1 to 2 years when you enter with advanced standing (30 hour program for those with a bachelor’s degree in social work)
    • Learn the theory and practice of social work from start to finish with the regular program (60 hour program for those with a bachelor’s degree in areas outside of social work)
    • Specialize in Psychosocial Oncology, Forensic Social Work, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Military Social Work or Gerontology (optional) also online
    • Start whenever is convenient for you with 3 starts per year (Spring, Summer, Fall)