The School of Social Work offers a two year professional program leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. The goals of the Bachelor of Arts program are to prepare students for entry level, professional, generalist social work practice and for graduate social work education including advanced standing. Students learn to practice as professional social workers with persons and groups representing the range of human diversity and with all size systems (individuals, families groups, communities and institutions).
All social work majors are required to complete a two-semester field work course during their senior year for a total of 450 hours. Students are placed in agencies two days a week throughout the academic year and attend a weekly seminar.
Application materials and information are located on the right-hand side of this page.
California State University, Long Beach
School of Social Work - Admissions Office
SS/PA - 246
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840 - 4602
Admissions Office: (562) 985-5654
Admissions Fax: (562) 985-5514
The Fall 2013 application deadline has passed, and the application is now closed.
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