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Brescia University adds online masters in social work

Begins in Fall 2016

OWENSBORO, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2015) — Brescia University announced the addition of a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree to its BUonline programs, the school’s online learning option. The program, which begins in the fall of 2016, will join the current Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) online and traditional programs that are offered. Brescia University is the only independent institution in the region to offer this program in an online format.

brescia“This is a huge opportunity for us,” said Chris Houk, vice president for enrollment management and executive director for Brescia University Online. “Social Work continues to be one of our destination programs here at Brescia and we currently have more than 500 students enrolled in our undergraduate program. With the addition of a Master of Social Work option online, we look forward to continuing to grow our online population of students.”

Brescia University has offered a BSW since 1995, graduating more than 50 in 2015. The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The bachelor’s degree provides students with the skills, knowledge and values that are essential in generalist social work practice. Students focus on working with individuals, families, groups, and community organizations.

“The Social Work program is a living testament of the Brescia Difference,” said Father Larry Hostetter, Brescia University President. “Our mission as a university focuses on providing a quality education to our students in the liberal arts tradition which shapes their mind, body and soul. The Social Work program produces graduates every year that go on to make a difference in their communities, in the lives of others and in the world. We are so proud of our graduates and we looks forward to adding the Master of Social Work program that will allow us to educate more servant leaders and expand the difference we are making.”

Students interested in learning more about the Master of Social Work online program are encouraged to visit http://bit.ly/1Mkblkd.

For more information contact Kayla Altman, Director of Public Relations and Marketing at 270.686.2110 or [email protected].