Master of Science in Social Work / Mental Health
University of Louisville

Program Details

The online master’s in Social Work from the University of Louisville prepares students to promote social justice and be agents for positive change in their community. The program focuses on expanding understanding and application of methods and decision-making practices relevant to Social Work.

The Mental Health specialization takes a look at the theories of progression and cause of mental illness, as well as diagnostic and assessment skills. Students will learn about the available mental health services and policies. An advanced practicum allows for firsthand experience in an approved mental health agency.

Courses within this concentration include the following:

  • Mental health
  • Psychopathology
  • Group methods
  • Family therapy practice
  • Motivation and change
  • Death and grief

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Louisville is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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