Master of Social Work
University of Massachusetts Global

Program Details

Become a licensed social worker or clinical psychotherapist with the online master’s in Social Work degree. The standard online MSW from University of Massachusetts Global can be completed in two years. The university helps students apply for and complete field work with local agencies in their area. This program prepares students for licensure in many states including California.

Students will study a wide range of topics including diversity and social justice; social welfare policy analysis; human behavior and the social environment; and social work practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations.

Graduates are prepared for employment in fields such as:

  • Child protective services
  • Criminal justice
  • Legal service
  • Military organizations

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 with combination of GRE, GMAT, CSET or MAT test scores are required. Test scores waived for applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA and/or a master’s degree.