Social Worker Interviewing Mother and Children on Sofa

Social Work

EKU’s 100% online social work degrees provide students with the strong foundation needed to become ethical, culturally inclusive leaders ready to build on human and social assets in a changing world. Social workers are employed in a variety of settings including government, healthcare, social services, and private practice. Social work skills are versatile and in demand. EKU’s social work programs are real-world focused, providing the skills needed to strengthen your community and positively impact the lives of individuals and families.  

Choose from multiple program options:

What sets our program apart?
Learn essential skills for today’s work environment. Rooted in practical coursework, our fully-accredited online programs blend academic and professional preparation through course topics such as crisis intervention, addictions, race and ethnic relations, and social policy analysis and advocacy.

  • Undergraduate program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) since 1977
  • Graduate program pre-candidacy status for accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)*
  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Multiple start dates
  • Full and part-time options
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • 75% of EKU degree holders find jobs in Kentucky, a higher percentage than any other university in Kentucky
  • No campus visits required
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Expert faculty who provide interactive feedback and a collaborative approach to learning
  • Opportunities for practicum experiences to help you discover your calling and network with other professionals