Master of Social Work
Boise State University

Program Details

Boise State University offers the fully online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. This degree is designed to prepare students for advanced social work practice with individuals and families. Through foundation and advanced courses, students will learn clinical, organizational, and policy skills necessary for promoting social justice and equality, and enhancing the quality of life for all people. 


  • Bachelor’s degree shows a distribution of liberal arts and social science courses
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during the last two years of academic study or an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Social service practice experience (paid or volunteer)
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Three Recommendation letters
  • Background check
  • Confirmation to understanding the NASW Code of Ethics is complete

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Geographic Restrictions

Boise State cannot accept applications from residents of Florida.