Bachelor of Social Work


Engage in classroom learning and fieldwork and develop the skills to effect change for individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the bachelor of social work program provides students with the opportunity to study generalist social work practice with a focus on diversity, cultural competence and social justice.

Customize field experiences around your passions and learn in a secular, welcoming and tolerant atmosphere. Benefit from our partnerships with top-notch practicum sites in the Portland, Ore., region and join the Social Work Club, a forum for developing and strengthening friendships among students and faculty members.

BSW Program Results of CSWE Competencies Assessments


Female smiling at the camera

Chascity-Mae Sarmiento ’19 designed a social work project using animals to help kids.

Autumn Davis, Breanne Davis, Carmel Nichol

Breanne Davis '16, OT '19 became the third of her triplet sisters to earn a graduate degree from Pacific when she graduated at August Commencement.

Daisy Rizo pictured smiling in the University

Daisy Rizo '17, MSW '18 is able to combine her passion for social work with her desire to assist other Latinos.