Social Work | AA
Associate of Arts
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Social Work / Addictions Counseling with Briar Cliff Social Work / Addictions Counseling with UNI Social Work Cooporative with University of South Dakota Social Work Cooporative Addictions Counseling with University of South Dakota

This Social Work transfer major provides education and training that promotes social and economic justice and strengthens individual, family, and community well-being.  The generalist curriculum consists of courses in social work practice including human behavior and social environment, psychopathology and addiction, social welfare policy and services, and diversity, privilege and oppression.  Most Social Work Associate Degree graduates transfer to a four-year university to complete a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW).  Several well-established articulation/transfer agreements through which students can complete their BSW degree are available.

Because Social Work is a licensed profession, jobs are plentiful. Most graduates are employed in a variety of settings including welfare agencies, schools, hospitals, clinics, mental health institutions, community centers, public health, corrections, and group homes.

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $13,332.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,728.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $600.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.