SFU’s social work program on list

Curriculum often exceeds requirements

LORETTO — Saint Francis University’s Bachelor of Social Work was named a top program in Pennsylvania by SocialWorkDegree.org.

The Saint Francis BSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and offers a curriculum often exceeding accreditation requirements.

The program offers small class sizes, applied learning and out-of-classroom experiences to help students put their knowledge to good use. The program seeks to assist students in understanding social welfare as a system of social institutions that has been developed to meet human needs. Based on a strong foundation of courses in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, math and the humanities, the social work curriculum is conceived as a broad orientation to the human and helping services.

The ranking was determined based on the salary outcomes of students who have graduated from Saint Francis’ BSW program as compared to other universities in Pennsylvania that offer a bachelor’s degree in social work and are accredited by the CSWE.

The Social Work Program at Saint Francis University is a fully accredited, professional program. It was established in 1974.


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