Master of Social Work
Florida State University

Program Details

Program Highlights

Florida State University’s College of Social Work offers a clinically focused online Master of Social Work degree. Whether you already have a baccalaureate in social work or come to the field with a degree in another concentration, FSU’s online program has a distinct curriculum focused on creating an engaging and supportive learning environment. When you attend FSU online, you’ll enjoy:

  • Taking courses asynchronously or completing them as your schedule allows.
  • Joining an interactive virtual learning community through Blackboard, and gaining support from a Student Success Advisor throughout the entire program.
  • Interacting with the College of Social Work’s Office of Professional Development.
  • Going from the classroom to the clinic with innovative field placements.


  • Complete a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and be in good standing with the institution
  • Complete a College of Social Work application and submit a personal statement and four letters of recommendation (two personal, two academic)
  • Submit a transcript with all undergraduate and graduate courses and include a professional resume
  • Earn a 3.0 GPA or better on everything past the first 60 hours of undergraduate courses (this is an upper-division GPA) or you must have earned a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Two mandatory weekends of on-campus skill-building sessions (second and third semesters).

Special Accreditation

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

If you do not reside in one of the areas that is covered, then are you not currently eligible for the online program at this time.Eligible states: Alabama, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota & Wisconsin*stud