Master of Social Work
Metropolitan State University of Denver

Program Details

An online master’s in Social Work from MSU Denver prepares you to work effectively across multiple systems to advance individual and community wellbeing and social justice. Core components of the program include teaching, service, research, and collaboration. Graduates will be able to pursue professions such as clinician, therapist, organizer, and activist. 

Two concentrations are available with the Social Work major: Macro Practice and Individuals and Families. Both concentrations qualify graduates to earn Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker certifications with the completion of additional requirements. Within the Individuals and Families concentration, students choose a specific health and mental health track from the following:

  • Children/Youth/Families
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Child Welfare

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Metropolitan State University of Denver is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)