Master of Social Work
West Virginia University

Program Details

You can make a dramatic difference in diverse, rural communities, with this online MSW from West Virginia.  You’ll learn advocacy, counseling, and skills for intervening in the lives of others, in an effort to improve their quality of life. The CSWE-accredited curriculum will teach you how to work successfully across interdisciplinary teams, implementing solutions to human and social problems.  This online MSW was specifically designed to fulfill the need for professionals to serve in the Appalachian region.  Coursework likely includes:

  • Professional Identity and Social Justice
  • Social Welfare Policy and Programs
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores (waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Three reference letters
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission