No Quitting & No Commuting: An Online MSW From a Top-Ranked Institution.

You’re in the right place, at the right time. UConn’s MSW is an excellent choice for those seeking a flexible, convenient and affordable online MSW from an accredited top-ranked educational institution.

Flexible Learning Options: Online - Part-Time

UConn's MSW program suits your lifestyle. Our online social work curriculum provides flexibility without compromising the quality of your education.

Legacy of Excellence: Over 75 Years of Social Work Leadership

Join a legacy of social work education that spans more than 75 years. UConn has been instrumental in shaping the social work workforce, graduating professionals who drive positive change across Connecticut and beyond.

Meeting Workforce Demands: Addressing the Call for Social Workers

UConn’s MSW online degree responds to the increasing demand for skilled social workers. The need for mental health and social services continues to grow and UConn graduates are positioned to make a profound impact on the lives of individuals, families, and communities on local, national and international levels.

Innovative Curriculum: Adapting to Changing Social Work Trends

Engage with an online MSW curriculum that blends tradition with innovation. Our MSW programs are continuously evolving to align with national trends, preparing students for the challenges of modern social work practice.

Comprehensive Tuition Model: Affordable Excellence

UConn is committed to making high-quality education accessible. Benefit from our comprehensive tuition model, offering competitive rates to ensure that pursuing an MSW is within reach for students in Connecticut and beyond. All online MSW students pay the same tuition rates, regardless of their “home” state.

Area of Concentration: Your Educational Path to Success

UConn’s online MSW is defined by the Individuals, Groups, and Families Practice (IGFP) concentration, which focuses on direct practice and clinical practice careers, providing access to great jobs within social work’s most prevalent category of practice.

Connect With Us: It’s Time to Take the Next Step

Begin your transformative educational journey with the online MSW program at UConn’s School of Social Work. We invite you to inquire, register for an information session, or apply, taking the next step in your career.

Transform Your Future with UConn's Online MSW Program

Drive your career with the convenience of our online social work learning community; UConn's MSW program empowers you to become a leader in the field. Join us in making a difference — become a part of a network of professionals dedicated to creating positive change.

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Are you looking for UConn’s ON-CAMPUS MSW?

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Earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from UConn can significantly elevate a career in social work fields. UConn’s online MSW provides a comprehensive and dynamic education, combining theoretical knowledge with extensive hands-on experience through field placements. With a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, UConn's online MSW program prepares graduates to address complex social issues and advocate for positive change.

UConn’s School of Social Work (SSW) is an accredited educational provider and is recognized for excellence in research and its network of experienced faculty and graduates. UConn’s SSW facilitates a learning environment that fosters leadership and innovation. Upon completing an MSW at UConn, graduates emerge as skilled and ethically grounded social work professionals, equipped to pursue diverse career paths such as clinical practice, direct practice, policy development, and leadership roles, making a lasting impact.

MSW Student Jonathan Santana at the School of social Work. Sept. 14, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)


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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 obligations.

An MSW Meeting Workforce Demands

In response to the escalating need for skilled clinical practice social workers, UConn's online MSW degree stands as a strategic solution. Shaped by over 75 years of social work education excellence, the online MSW is designed to meet both state and national workforce demands. Targeting the booming 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 actively 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.

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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.

Ph.D. students having a conversation in the entryway of the School of Social Work (SSW). Sept. 14, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
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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