Master of Social Work
Rutgers University

Program Details

Rutgers University offers the online Master of Social Work, a degree that prepares students for professional roles in the full array of major human services and advanced social work practice. Graduates can expect to assume administrative leadership roles in the state's social welfare departments and agencies at all levels of government, as well as in the voluntary sector. This degree also includes preparing skilled direct-service providers to function in both public and private sectors of social welfare. This program maximizes individualization of learning and student choice.


This program requires a clinical component.

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Social work experience is advantageous, but not required
  • An introductory statistics course, which covers descriptive and basic inferential statistical procedures, is required of all MSW candidates prior to beginning the advanced part of the program
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education