Minnesota State University Mankato and the Department of Social Work offers an undergraduate, accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree. The BSSW Program at Minnesota State University Mankato is an outstanding example of what Minnesota State University does best – teaches students to use critical thinking and problem solving approaches to apply their knowledge, values, and skills for ‘Big Ideas. Real World Thinking” to social, economic, political, and environmental problems.

About our BSSW Program

Minnesota State University, Mankato and the Department of Social Work offers an undergraduate, accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree.

Accreditation & BSSW Program Outcomes

The social work major at MSU Mankato (Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree program) has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) since 1974.

BSSW Advising

The BSSW Program believes that each student’s academic and professional advising needs are unique as no two students have the same academic and professional goals.

BSSW Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science Social Work (BSSW) Program’s curriculum is designed as a progressive curriculum. Courses are taken in a specific order as the content taught in the advanced curriculum course builds on the general education and social work foundation courses.

BSSW Program Applications

The BSSW Program prepares its graduates for professional generalist social work practice. Our program ensures that students meet the requirements for competent practice.

BSSW Student Handbook

The BSSW Student Handbook documents many of the responsibilities to students, to clients, to the University and to the profession.

Contact the BSSW Program

Contact Bachelor of Science in Social Work with questions or for more information.