Master of Social Work
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Program Details

The online Master of Social Work degree program is aimed at students seeking a rewarding career that enables them to transform lives and help people in areas such as child welfare, substance abuse treatment, gerontology, and more. Students complete a foundation year and an advanced instruction year, culminating in an individual choice of a thesis or non-thesis option.


Completion of at least 12 credit hours in the social and behavioral sciences, and at least 9 hours in the humanities. "C" or better in an introductory statistics course in any undergraduate department. A 3.0 cumulative GPA on undergraduate or graduate course work. Minimum of 2.55 cumulative or last 60 hours gpa for probationary admission. Acceptable scores on the GRE. Evidence that the applicant possesses the personal qualities and aptitudes essential for the social work profession. A genuine interest in people and emotional stability are also important qualifications for admission to the school.

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges