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Program Details

The online Master of Social Work at the University of Central Florida is more than just an investment in your professional future—it’s a powerful resource for improving quality of life for individuals, families and groups within underserved or at-risk populations. Students will develop the therapeutic skills needed to successfully engage clients and assist with setting and prioritizing goals. They will also learn how to advocate for the needs of others, promote the overall wellness of children and families in a range of settings and pursue positive social change through advanced social work practice. The demand for highly trained professional social workers has grown in recent years, and career opportunities abound for graduates with master’s degrees in social work. 

Graduates can seek employment from a variety of organizations and industries, such as:

  • public school districts
  • substance abuse treatment programs
  • nursing homes
  • long-term care facilities
  • home care agencies and hospices
  • government agencies, legislative offices and research institutions

Requirements

Official transcripts. Must hold a bachelors degree. The GRE or GMAT may be required.

Also available is an Advanced Standing track for graduates of a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)-accredited BSW program.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council of Social Work Education