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.


  • Four-year undergraduate degree in any major
  • Statement of intent
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GPA of 3.0

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges