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

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • GRE scores are waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.