Regis College, founded in 1927, is a multifaceted Catholic University in Greater Boston with 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in the arts, sciences, and health professions devoted to engagement, service, and advancement in the global community. Regis College offers majors and graduate/professional programs to prepare students for in-demand fields such as nursing, health, public service, education, and business communication.
Online Bachelor of Social Work Completion Program
$500 per credit hour
$200-$400 estimated cost of textbooks per course
Prior to enrollment a minimum of 60 credit hours are required (120 total credit hours to graduate). Students can transfer up to 75 credits from an associates degree or general education completed at another regionally accredited institution. 54/60 credits (18/20 courses) must be completed at Regis College. Pre-requisites for admissions consideration must include the following: English Composition I, English Composition II, Literature, History, Expressive Arts, Statistics, Human Biology or Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Psychology and Introduction to Philosophy.
Before being considered for admission, degree-seeking students should schedule an application appointment with their personal Admissions Advisor to discuss the application requirements and process. Schedule an appointment here: https://online.regiscollege.edu/vcita-health-sciences/ . After your appointment, your Advisor will email you the application forms and link to Regis’ online application system, where you will submit the following forms and materials.
1. Complete Online Application
2. Two Letters of Reference
3. Official Academic Transcripts
4. Zoom Video Interview: required for applicants with a GPA lower than 2.5
5. Applicants are advised that the Regis College Social Work program includes a clinical/fieldwork component during which students are placed in clinical/healthcare environments (e.g. mental health clinics, hospitals, etc.) in order to obtain practical experience. Prior to such placement, applicants will undergo a criminal background check, the results of which may affect a student’s ability to participate in the clinical/fieldwork component.
Applicants are further advised that licensure requirements in the field of Social Work may include a review of an individual’s criminal background. Applicants should contact the relevant licensing authority for further information.
The fees required to obtain a background check and any additional tests are the sole responsibility of the student.
SW 202 Introduction to Social Services
SO 201 Introduction to Sociology
SW 304A Communities, Groups & Organizations
RS 309 Religious Hope and the Future
SO 303A Oppression, Prejudice, Discrimination
PS 203 Introduction to Psychology
IPE 306 Research Methods in Health Sciences
ID 304 Exploring Ethics
SW 330 Theory & Practice of Social Work I
SW 303A Life Span Human Behavior
SW 332 Theory & Practice of Social Work II
SW 327 Social Policy & Social Change
SW 337 Field Placement Seminar
SW 325 Social Work in Health Care Settings
SW 401 Integrating Seminar
SW 410 Internship
SW 320 Child Welfare
SW 340 Contemporary Social Problems
SW 335 Field Placement I
SW 336 Field Placement II
416 hours of field placement required (400 of which may be used towards completion of a Regis MSW degree.