Master of Social Work / Clinical
Catholic University of America

Program Details

The online master’s in Social Work program through Catholic University of America includes instruction in all aspects of clinical practice with individuals, families, couples, and groups. Students study assessment and diagnosis for people of all ages. Classes include topics such as human behavior and the social environment, human development, social welfare policy, research methods, and diversity in a multicultural society.

The curriculum prepares students for the Licensed Graduate Social Work (LGSW) exam to become a clinical social worker. Licensed social workers can provide mental health care services to prevent and treat disorders affecting people of all social, financial, and ethnic classes.

Graduates will be well prepared for work in fields including:

  • Public health
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health
  • Child welfare
  • Elder care
  • School social work


  • Three letters of reference 
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restricted States