Programme Detail

Programme Detail
  • Language of this entry
    English (USA)
  • * Name of Programme / Training Resource
    Bachelor of Social Work
  • Type of Training
    Individual standalone programme
  • Reference Number
  • Description
    PBU prepares students to meet the needs of others through Social Work by learning in community and focusing on the application of classroom learning in the field.Faculty in the Department of Social Work do more than instruct. They mentor students as they learn and grow. They lead discussions that help students process the implications of biblical truth to complex social and ethical responsibilities. And the strategic location of PBU in proximity to urban centers enables students to be involved in communities where they can place their faith and professional skill in action.
  • Keywords
    Social Work, helping ministry, ethics, compassion, Worldview, Bible, ministry, integration, Christ, rigorous, Christian
  • Languages Programme Available in
  • Other Languages
  • Country and region where programme is available
  • Area of Ministry and Focus
  • Residential/Non Residential
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • * Level
  • * Cost Range
    US$100,000 or more
  • * Actual Cost
  • Bursaries/scholarships available
  • Actual Length
    4.5 years
  • Average hours of study per week
  • Methods of instruction
    As an academic institution committed to intellectual development, the idea that all truth is God’s truth, and the biblical truth that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom, the University purposes to impart to its students a knowledge of God, themselves, and the world in which they live. Through lectures, out-of-class interaction in both organized and spontaneous activity, faculty are living examples of integration of their professional field and biblical thinking.The University purposes to develop the character of its students according to the teaching and example of the Lord Jesus Christ, as set forth in Holy Scripture. A vibrant campus and student life opportunities both within the University and with local and global communities foster this purpose. As an academic institution committed to Christian ministry, the University purposes to prepare students to the highest degree of professional competency and to instill in them a commitment to an intentional and obedient life of service to Christ in the church, society, and the world. Student ministries and local church and community involvement.
  • Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
  • Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
  • Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
  • Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated)
  • Prerequisite Programmes
    High School Diploma
  • Other Prerequisites
  • Qualifications gained
    Bachelor of Social Work; B.S. in Bible
  • Qualifications this programme is part of
  • Programme Accredited by
  • Other Accrediting Bodies
    Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Council on Social Work Education
  • * Organization Name
    Cairn University
  • Evangelical alliances and associations of which the organization is member
  • Other evangelical associations of which the organization is member
    Institutional Accreditation • Middle States Commission on Higher Education • CCCU, Associate member Programmatic Accreditation • Association for Biblical Higher Education • Association of Christian Schools International • Council on Social Work Education • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education • National Association of Schools of Music
  • * Description and Purpose
    Cairn University exists to educate students to serve Christ in the church, society, and the world as biblically minded, well-educated, and professionally competent men and women of character.
  • Contact Details
    Send an e-mail
  • * Website
  • * Contact Person
    Ms. Rebecca Lippert
  • * Address line 1
    200 Manor Ave
  • Address line 2
  • * City/State/Province/County
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Post Code
  • * Country
    United States
  • * Telephone
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