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Social Work

University of Central Missouri
Wood Hall, Room 5
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4407


UCM Summit Center

Courses leading to completion of the BSW Degree are available on the main campus and through UCM Lee's Summit.

Social Work UCM Lee's Summit, at the Missouri Innovation Campus

This degree program is a challenging course of study designed for students interested in pursuing a four-year social work degree. Students, who complete the prerequisites and have an Associate of Arts Degree enjoy a seamless transition to earn the BSW degree. The last two years of study at Central require coursework in the fall, spring and summer semesters (students tranferring from MCC need to review the UCM Admissions website). Classes are held Monday through Thursday nights at Central's Summit Center in Lee's Summit. For more information contact:

Dr. Theresa Gordon, Coordinator, Social Work at Summit Center, 816-590-0651.  She holds office hours regularly at the Summit Center in the late afternoon most weekdays and makes appointments to meet with prospective students interested in the Social Work program at the Summit Center.

Dr. Marlys Peck, Social Work Program Director, 660-543-8227, Wood Building, Room 5.


The principal educational objective of the Social Work program is to prepare students for beginning level generalist social work practice. The Social Work baccalaureate program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).