The University of Nevada – Reno offers an online social work degree, the Master of Social Work, which introduces students to the social work perspective. This program prepares ethical, competent advanced generalist social work leaders who are prepared to practice reflectively and autonomously in complex environments across system levels with diverse client groups. You will learn to use critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgements and to engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The curriculum provides a holistic, complex, and dynamic view of social work practice, preparing students to engage in research, apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, and respond to the contexts that shape their practices. Graduates will also be prepared to advance human rights and social and economic justice while engaging in private practice to advance social and economic well-being and deliver effective social work services.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV