Davenport University has partnered with Kuyper College to help you advance your career with two degrees—a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) from Davenport University and a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from Kuyper College.
This partnership provides you with a solid, collaborative social work program that can be completed in four years. The BAS degree gives you the opportunity to expand your general education knowledge while honing your leadership skills, specifically in the area of social work. The BSW degree furthers your social work training to help prepare you to serve others—particularly those who are vulnerable, oppressed or living in poverty—working to meet their basic needs.
Earn this degree at:
W.A. Lettinga - Grand Rapids
Kuyper’s social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Graduates are qualified to work in various fields in both public and private human service agencies
You are enrolled as a student and taking coursework on both campuses — earning two bachelor degrees in a four-year program
Your 400-hour field practicum provides internship experience in a social service agency that will give you excellent opportunities to put into practice what you learn
International field work placement is possible in Romania, Uganda, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic
Many graduates of Kuyper’s BSW program receive advanced standing in master of social work (MSW) programs. This can save
you up to a year of graduate level course work and considerable tuition costs.
Kuyper’s social work program provides valuable opportunities for you to engage with the West Michigan community
Employment of social workers is expected to grow 16 percent by 2026—much faster than the average of all occupations—according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
More than 95% of Davenport students receive some type of financial assistance
Davenport University provides value by offering the third-lowest tuition among all private universities in Michigan. Our team is ready to help you explore sources of financial assistance for which you may qualify.