Master of Social Work
University of North Dakota

Program Details

The online Master of Social Work prepares students to serve as an advanced generalist social worker through classwork and intensive on-campus lab experiences.

Students completing this degree will be equipped with skills, such as:

  • knowledge of highly developed social work concepts and theories
  • outstanding analytical, statistical and evaluation skills
  • enhanced communication skills needed for social work practice, management or program development
  • in-depth understanding of social systems
  • increased insight into the roles social workers play

Graduates will be prepared to seek upper-level/administrative or direct practice opportunities in private practice, hospitals, or in city, county, state and federal government agencies


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Twice during the program, you will spend 5 to 6 days on the UND campus in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission