Mount Mercy University awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work, with 49 credits required with in the major, to graduate. Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education.
You can also view course offerings and descriptions in the current University catalog. Please keep in mind that these are only representative of current offerings for the academic year. Classes can be added or changed as needed.
As you progress, you will need a 2.00 in all required social work courses, including PS 124 and SO 215, and you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.25. Additionally, a written application for further study in the major, followed by an interview with a faculty member, is required before entry into your junior field instruction. You must also display the ability to practice within the accepted ethical guidelines for professional social work, consistent with those outlined in the most recent version of the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. A more detailed explanation of these requirements is outlined in the current catalog.