A 60-Credit Online MSW Meeting State & National Workforce Needs

100% Online, Synchronous & Asynchronous, Part-Time

By the Numbers
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Ranked #36


In best graduate schools for social work by U.S. News & World Report, and top 12% nationwide.

60


Credits

100%


Online, Synchronous & Asynchronous, Part-Time

7%


Projected growth of overall employment of social workers from 2023-2032.

$880 per credit


All students in UConn’s online MSW pay the same cost per credit, regardless of their state of residency.

UConn Online MSW: Your Flexible Path to Clinical & Direct Practice Careers

UConn’s online MSW has been carefully crafted, bringing the Master of Social Work curriculum into the digital realm. Our online MSW retains the same integrity of our on-campus program. Students can expect a comprehensive overview of social work theory and practice, with a focus on Individuals, Groups, and Families Practice (IGFP). Offering a mix of synchronous and asynchronous classes, UConn’s online MSW maximizes flexibility without compromising the quality of education.

Work-Life Balance: Designed to Accommodate Professional Adult Student Schedules

UConn’s online MSW prioritizes convenience without compromise. Recognizing the many responsibilities of today's students, we've structured the online MSW to offer a mix of synchronous and asynchronous online classes. Flexible course schedules allow students to manage their coursework and existing commitments, providing the convenience needed to succeed. Whether you've just graduated from an undergraduate degree or you're a working professional, we know you’re balancing multiple responsibilities. The online MSW can be tailored to fit your lifestyle, ensuring that you can pursue an MSW degree without sacrificing personal or professional commitments.

An MSW Meeting Workforce Demands

In response to the growing need for skilled clinical practice social workers, UConn's online MSW degree stands as a solution. Driven by over 75 years of social work education excellence, the online MSW is designed to meet both state and national workforce needs. Targeting the demand for mental health, behavioral health, substance abuse, and addiction counselors, our online social work curriculum equips graduates with the direct practice skills and market-aligned knowledge needed to make a difference. By providing a convenient path to an MSW degree designed for busy adult students, UConn is contributing to the cultivation of an in-demand and well-prepared social work workforce.

Employed in Social Services? Your Time Could Count Towards Your Field Hours

Field internship opportunities provide students with a range of social work practice experiences and connections, many of which can lead to jobs after graduation. If you are already working in social services, your employment could count toward your field education requirements, making it convenient for you to complete your internship while working.

Quality is Paramount to Who We Are

Quality is the cornerstone of UConn’s online MSW degree. With a curriculum mirroring our on-campus program and guided by experienced UConn faculty, we maintain the same high standards in the online format. Coming to you from a top-ranked, accredited, R1 Research public institution, you can be assured that our online social work curriculum, delivery, and experience is central to our mission. Your success, and that of your clients and employers, is our success.

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Designed to be one of the best-value online social work master’s degrees in the nation.

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Quality is Paramount to Who We Are
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Top-ranked, Accredited, R1 Research Public Institution

Quality is the cornerstone of UConn’s online MSW degree. With a curriculum mirroring our on-campus program and guided by experienced UConn faculty, we maintain the same high standards in the online format. Coming to you from a top-ranked, accredited, R1 Research public institution, you can be assured that our online social work curriculum, delivery, and experience is central to our mission. Your success, and that of your clients and employers, is our success.

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Exterior views of the School of Social Work (SSW) with students walking out of the building. Sept. 15, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
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Designed to be one of the best-value online social work master’s degrees in the nation.

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