Social Work

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work & Master of Social Work

UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health and UK College of Social Work partner to offer BASW and MSW degrees close to home. This partnership provides an educational opportunity to those who are seeking a profession whose basis is to serve others and promote social justice. 

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program

By choosing a social work degree, you are deciding on a profession which offers a variety of career options. Graduates of the BASW program can elect a career in education, protective services, mental health, aging services, as well as many other helping professions. Classes are held at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, where a team of faculty and staff are dedicated to student success.

For more information please contact:

Jessica Williamson, MSW
Student Affairs Officer II
UK College of Social Work
(606) 439-3557 x83464

Master of Social Work Program

The Master of Social Work (SEKY MSW) program provides all of the required courses for the Master of Social Work in the southeast region of the state. Our partnership with the Center of Excellence in Rural Health-Hazard allows us to provide exceptional resources for student success including advanced technology, contemporary student study areas, and on site student services. The staff and faculty of the College of Social Work are dedicated to providing every student an excellent social work education. Every effort has been made to identify local community resources and agencies and to provide the best in educational opportunities for you, the student. All of our faculty, experience, and resources are made available to every student − regardless of where the class meets. The SEKY MSW program is geared toward those who are employed full-time and need a student-friendly educational program.

For more information please contact:

Melissa Slone, MSW, CSW
Southeast Kentucky BASW/MSW Program Coordinator
UK College of Social Work
(606) 439-3557 x 83575

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