Become the difference you want to see in the world
Your passion for supporting others through challenging times in their lives
is a gift – one that can double as a fulfilling and always-interesting
career in social work. The University of Louisville’s (UofL) Kent School of
Social Work offers an online Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Science
in Social Work to help you enter the field or advance your career.
Because our programs are highly competitive, we encourage you to start
working on your application as soon as possible and submit a strong
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100% ONLINE COURSES
Complete this degree on your own time through fully online
coursework and learning tools.
Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Coursework delivered 100% online; practicum completed in your local
Prepares you to sit for social work licensure (requirements vary by
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)