Master of Social Work / Community Practice
Baylor University

Program Details

The Master of Social Work (MSW) with a specialization in Community Practice is an online social work degree from Baylor University.  The Community Practice specialization is designed for those who want to work with organizations, communities, congregations, and religiously affiliated agencies rather than individuals.  You will learn to apply evidence-informed and strengths-based community practice frameworks and methods of intervention in order to develop responsive human resource systems, sustainable physical and social environments, and just public and institutional policies.  

This, like all of the online MSW programs at Baylor, prepares students to serve and empower vulnerable populations around the world and to address injustice in their communities and beyond using a strengths-based perspective.  The curriculum integrates faith and social work practice while teaching students the skills and theories needed to make meaningful, informed change.  Students learn to be culturally responsive, competent professionals ready to act as trusted resources and improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • References
  • Essay

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges