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Online Master of Social Work

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The Online Advantage

The Online Advantage

Learn from anywhere, according to your own schedule

Balance your studies with other life commitments

Enjoy small class sizes and close online interactions with faculty and peers

Complete our part-time clinical MSW in just three years

Choose from Fall, Spring, and Summer start points
With You All The Way

With You All The Way

Our trained Enrollment and Executive Coaches will help you through each step of the educational process, from exploring available programs to completing your degree and beyond. Your coaches can help you to:
  • Navigate the admissions process and connect you with campus resources
  • Discover, track and achieve your personal, educational, and career goals
Application Deadline

Application Deadline

To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by:

  • March 20 for Summer admission
  • July 1 for Fall admission
  • November 15 for Spring admission
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements*

  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts - Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Resume - Social work experience and/or broad liberal arts background preferred but not required
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Confidential Disclosure
  • No GRE required
  • $70 non-refundable application fee
*Currently Rutgers cannot enroll residents of all states into the MSW program; an enrollment coach will provide more information. State social work boards determine the requirements for social work licensure. Prospective students should contact their state licensing board to determine if this online program meets licensure requirements.
Why a Masters in Social Work Online?

Why a Masters in Social Work Online?

  • The Masters in Social Work program enables you to study with our internationally recognized faculty of cutting edge researchers and expert clinicians
  • Enter a dynamic and diverse community of scholars and students committed to social justice and individual, family, and community well-being
  • Earn your social work masters degree at one of the nation’s largest schools of social work
  • Complete your internship anywhere in the U.S.
  • Take advantage of our affordable, nationally competitive tuition
  • Join a vast alumni network of social work leaders who serve society in public, non-profit, corporate and academic settings
An Elite School of Social Work

An Elite School of Social Work

  • Ranked in the top 12% of “Best Grad Schools” for Social Work by U.S. News & World Report
  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
The Curriculum

The Curriculum

This program is responsible for developing some of the most qualified professionals in the field, and everything hinges on a carefully chosen catalog of cutting-edge courses.

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