What will I learn?

Social Work is a transfer program housed in the Social Science Division. Transfer programs are for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

Which department am I in?

Business and Social Sciences Division

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
USD $415 per credit hour for Summer; USD $425.50 per credit hour for Fall; USD $415 per credit hour for Spring
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Lake County

Grayslake Campus,

19351 West Washington Street,

GRAYSLAKE,

Illinois,

60030, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students under age 18 or who are currently attending high school must submit the Secondary School. English language requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Computer-based test: Score of 197 or above, Paper based test: Score of 527 or above, or Internet-based score of 71 or above. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format: score of 6.0 or above. ELS Language Centers and ELS Educational Services, Academic Report: completing Level 112.

For international students

Student must be at least 17 years old. They must have Official English-translated diploma or certificate to show proof of successful completion of high school; or secondary exam certificate results.

Other English language requirements:

  • a minimum TOEFL score of 527 on the Paper Based Test, 197 on the Computer Based Test, 71 on the Internet Based Test
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format: score of 6.0 or above

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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