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Explore Our Top Ranked Online Master of Social Work Program


Want to change lives? Start with yours.

As the longest-standing MSW program in the Southeast, and the first online program of its kind in the country, Florida State University’s clinically focused, online MSW provides a first-rate experience based on time-and field-tested research and teaching. Complete courses online to meet the demands of your schedule. Enjoy the status of the best MSW program in the state of Florida according to U.S. News & World Report.

There are two options for earning your MSW online:

  • Advanced Standing Program
    • For students who already have a Bachelor of Social Work degree
    • Two years to complete program
    • 39 credit hours
  •  Traditional Program
    • For students who have a bachelor’s degree in a concentration other than social work
    • Three years to complete program
    • 61 credit hours

 Why FSU?

  • Prestige- Ranked No. 1 MSW program in Florida by U.S. News & World Report, No. 5 for online Master of Social Work by TheBestSchools.or, and Ranked No. 38 in Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report
  • Value- Ranked Top 25 “Best Values in Public Colleges” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Financial Aid and Scholarships may be available for those who qualify.
  • Convenience- Enjoy focusing on two classes at a time, and the online format allows you to learn at your pace in order to balance your professional and academic lives while pursuing career goals.
  • Experience- Field placement puts you in the position of going from theory to application of classroom techniques and thought processes.

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