Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 120 Hours

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Social Work at Texas A&M University-Central Texas prepares you to pursue a career in child protective, mental health, adoption, geriatric services, and more. Our program also prepares you for the entry-level practice of social work. 

The program will enable you to become a licensed social worker and develop a strong background for future graduate studies. Social workers typically hold front-line positions in social welfare agencies that deal with a wide range of social problems. Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers placement opportunities in social service that provide real-world experience.

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Career Opportunities

  • Child and family
  • Social work in public social service agencies
  • Case management
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice
  • Medical
  • Mental health and substance abuse

Two A&M-Central Texas Social Work Professors Recognized as National Leaders

A&M-Central Texas Professors Michael Daley and Claudia Rappaport never imagined that they would be celebrating their 2019 Pioneer Award from the National Association of Social Workers in 2022. The designation, rarely awarded to more than one scholar in the same university, took both of them by surprise. Read more.

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Transfer Pathways:

The direct & affordable path from your community college to a Bachelor of Social Work degree!

A&M-Central Texas offers customized transfer pathways leading to the Bachelor of Social Work degree for students at these colleges. Don't see your college or degree program? Contact us, and we'll create one for you specifically!

See all pathways from all partner colleges.

  • If you are planning to start your study at an A&M-Central Texas partner college, our Transfer Pathways help you identify the specific courses you will need in each semester, from freshman through graduation!
  • If you are already attending an A&M-Central Texas partner college, Transfer Pathways show you the quickest path to a bachelor's degree, with no extra classroom time and no wasted credit hours.
  • If you attend or plan to attend another college, A&M-Central Texas will create a customized pathway just for you, and update it with you each semester as you move toward your degree!
  • Or use one of our transfer guides, which lead you to an Education BAS degree by showing typical freshman and sophmore classes:
  • Contact us: We're here to help you graduate on time and with less student debt.

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Claudia Rappaport
Office/Room: WH-420d
Phone: 254.519.5432

Dr. Rappaport


The BSW program at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE).


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