MSW Master of Social Work Online

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Program Description

Earn your MSW degree through our online campus.

If you’re looking to earn an MSW degree online from a top-ranked school, your search ends here. Columbia School of Social Work is the first among the top five social work schools (U.S. News & World Report) to offer our MSW degree online and the first and only Ivy League school to do so.

Students in our online campus are held to the same high academic standards for which Columbia University is renowned. Our program was built, and is administered and taught, entirely by social work specialists.

Online students complete field placements in their own communities. Placements are managed by our Field Education Department, ensuring sites are of the same level of quality as those in New York City.

Last updated Sep 2020

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Columbia University’s School of Social Work is a top ranked school and the first social work school established in the U.S. Since 1898, Columbia faculty and alumni have played a leading role in advanc ... Read More

Columbia University’s School of Social Work is a top ranked school and the first social work school established in the U.S. Since 1898, Columbia faculty and alumni have played a leading role in advancing the field of social work through scholarly and professional contributions. What began as an intervention in the conditions of urban industrial life at the end of the 19th century has evolved into a global field that impacts nearly every area of social and political life. Our students graduate prepared to face 21st-century challenges. Read less