Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work Program Approved

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work Program Approved

Sitting Bull College has officially been approved through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. Classes for the program will begin in the fall 2018. In addition, Sitting Bull College will continue working toward full program accreditation from the Council for Social Work Education (CSWE). Koreen Ressler, Vice President of Operations is excited that the College continues to expand it Bachelor programs to meet the needs of the Standing Rock Reservation.

Sitting Bull College will offer the Social Work program through the interactive video network (IVN) system at the Mobridge and McLaughlin sites and face-to-face at the main campus in Fort Yates. In addition the College is also working with the Candeska Cikana Community College in Fort Totten, North Dakota to provide distance education to their region.

Students entering this program need to have completed their Associates degree in Human Services prior to application or within their last semester of their program. Interested individuals need to apply to Sitting Bull College and the Bachelor of Social Work program.

For more information you can go to or you can contact Dr. Koreen Ressler, Vice President of Operations at 701-854-8001 or by email at