Master of Social Work
University of Central Florida

Program Details

The online Master of Social Work at the University of Central Florida is specifically designed for students without a Bachelor of Social Work degree or who completed their degree more than five years ago.  This degree is more than just an investment in your professional future—it’s a powerful resource for improving quality of life for those within underserved or at-risk populations.  Students develop the therapeutic skills needed to successfully engage clients and assist with setting and prioritizing goals.  They also learn how to advocate for the needs of others, promoting the overall wellness of children and families in a range of settings.  Courses also teach students to 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 institution


  • Official transcripts
  • A bachelors degree
  • The GRE or GMAT may be required

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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