Master of Social Work
Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Details

The online MSW degree program from Columbia University in the City of New York is the first and only online MSW program offered by an Ivy League school. Courses are completed online and students complete field work near their residence. In their second year of the program, students are able to pursue a method area concentration in:

  • Advanced Clinical Practice;
  • Policy Practice; or
  • Social Enterprise Administration

As well as a field of practice in:

  • Health;
  • Mental Health & Disabilities; or
  • Family, Youth & Children's Services


  • Bachelor's degree
  • College transcripts
  • Three essays
  • Résumé
  • Three letters of reference

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education