Having the vision to change the quality of life for the people around you is the first step in having a potentially fulfilling career in social work. This inert desire to assist the public with better services and more reliable resources is a quality that is found within the most qualified social work professionals. Turning this drive into reality can be achieved simply by considering the possibilities of an online degree in social work.
In recent years, the shift towards online education as a primary means of degree acquisition has grown stronger, making graduation a possibility for even more people than before. People can now be able to trust online degree programs as a source of licensure in the future as well as career gain throughout a lifetime. Online degree programs are widespread and constantly growing.
Consider a Featured Online Social Work ProgramClick the university name for information on admissions, courses, status of accreditation, and more.
|School / Program||Online Program?||Advanced Standing Availability||Course Information|
|Fordham University||cast_connected Online||check_circle Advanced Standing Program Available||class Accelerated, full-time, and part-time options. Advanced standing for qualified students with a BSW.|
|Baylor University||cast_connected Online
No GRE Scores Required
|check_circle Advanced Standing Program Available||class 2 Specializations: Clinical Practice or Community Practice. Standard MSW and Advanced Standing MSW.|
|Case Western Reserve University||cast_connected Online||check_circle GRE scores are not required to apply||class Advanced Standing Available.|
|University of Denver||cast_connected Online
No GRE Required
|check_circle Advanced Standing Program Available||class Two online graduate programs: a traditional MSW and an advanced standing MSW.|
|University of Southern California||cast_connected Online||check_circle Ask Representative||class Earn a Master of Social Work online in as few as 12 months if you have a Bachelor of Social Work. Earn a Doctor of Social Work online in as few as 24 months (master’s req.).|
|Ohio University||cast_connected Online||check_circle No GRE or GMAT||class Complete in as few as 24 months. Adult Mental Health, Child, Family, and School, and Social Policy.|
What Online Social Work Degrees Are There?
For individuals seeking a degree program that will allow them convenience and quality, online programs can be the answer.
Bachelor’s level programs are available through many online platforms.
Master’s level social work degrees can also be obtained through online degree programs – with some programs even providing different specialty focus programs for interested learners.
There are currently no doctoral level programs listed by the Council on Social Work accreditation list, but the list will continue to grow as more programs are reviewed.
At Case Western Reserve University's CSWE-accredited Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences—ranked No. 9 in 2019 for social work by U.S. News & World Report—students can earn their Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) online. The degree is equivalent to an MSW, and can be completed in two and a half years. GRE scores are not required to apply.
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