Master of Social Work
Virginia Commonwealth University

Program Details

Earn a Master of Social Work degree online with Virginia Commonwealth University.  This program prepares students to enter clinical settings with the knowledge, skills, and tools to succeed.  Studies may cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health disorders
  • Child maltreatment

VCU promotes social justice, human rights, cultural competence and ethical practice in the field.  Course work will explore evidence-based practices as well as trauma-informed approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.  This online msw program is offered in full- or part-time formats, combining core coursework with community fieldwork and hands-on preparation to become a practitioner, scholar, and leader.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent