Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)

Welcome to the Ferris State University B.S.W. Program! The Ferris State University Social Work Program is well known in the academic world as a producer of skilled social workers from an advanced curriculum. The faculty members come from various backgrounds in the varying field of social work.

The B.S.W. program at Ferris has been accredited since 1989 by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Since achieving accreditation, the Social Work program has continued to provide an important and rich academic opportunity at Ferris.

The B.S.W. program at Ferris covers the vast continuum of social work areas, including child welfare, gerontology, working with people living with disabilities and mental health, and research to name a few. Students are involved with community agencies and programs throughout the social work curriculum.

Program Spotlight: Social Work


B.S.W. students and faculty on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing.
BSW at Michigan State Capitol

Contact Information
Social Work Program
Ferris State University
820 Campus Dr., ASC 2108
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
Phone: (231) 591-2737