Master of Social Work
Humboldt State University

Program Details

The online Master of Social Work degree program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and emphasizes advanced generalist practice in rural and Native American communities. Graduates possess the ability to bring a disciplined, compassionate presence to a caring and ethical practice.


A baccalaureate degree from an accredited higher education institution. A GPA of 3.0 or better for the last 60 hours of course work. Liberal arts background demonstrated by having met the CSU general education requirements or a comparable course of study as an undergraduate.  Completion with a grade of “C” or better in Elementary Statistics (Math, Psychology or Sociology). Completion with a grade of “C” or better in a course related to Native American Studies. 

All students come to campus once a year to participate in the January Intensive.

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission