UND Partners with Sitting Bull College on Social Work Degree Program


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FORKS, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) The University of North Dakota Department of Social Work together with officials from Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation are collaborating on a new UND undergraduate Social Work degree being offered starting Friday, Sept. 14.

The agreement will allow members of the Standing Rock communities and surrounding area to enroll in an accredited UND undergraduate Social Work program, taught by UND faculty, at Sitting Bull College.

To be eligible for the degree program, a candidate must have completed an Associate of Arts degree at Sitting Bull College or is at the junior level in college credit hours.

Upon completion of the program participants will be eligible for a bachelor’s of science degree in Social Work from UND and are qualified to become licensed social workers.

The Sitting Bull College classes will be taught by UND faculty on Friday afternoons and all day on Saturdays, six times per semester.

The social work degree program at UND is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and all graduates are required to fulfill UND’s graduation requirements.

For more information about the program or enrollment procedure, please contact Dr. Kenneth Flanagan, UND BSSW program director, 701.777.3769, kenneth.flanagan@und.edu; or Dr. Koreen Ressler, Sitting Bull College vice president of academics, 701.854.8001, koreenr@sbci.edu

Sitting Bull College Fort Yates, North Dakota. Photos submitted.

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