Social Work (M.S.W.)
Earn your master's degree in social work from a top-ranked accredited M.S.W. program.
Social work is your calling. Be the change needed to help improve lives, stand up to injustices and prevent social problems.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years (on-campus or online concentration) or 3 years (online foundation)
- Credit hours:
- 36 (on-campus or online concentration) or 60 (online foundation)
Affordable Online Master's Degree in Social Work
The University of North Dakota's (UND's) online master's degree in social work is especially tailored for students who work full-time. The Online (Distance) Concentration is available for students who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree from a CSWE-accredited program. Those without a B.S.W. but with a bachelor's degree in a related field can purse the Online (Distance) Foundation.
Online student tuition is charged per credit regardless of residency. This means you will pay the North Dakota in-state tuition rate regardless of your state of residency.
Earn a M.S.W. in 3 Semesters
Complete your master's degree in social work in as few as three semesters by attending class full-time and on campus. Or, complete the on-campus concentration part-time. Students must have completed a B.S.W. from a CSWE-accredited program.
Accredited by CSWE
The M.S.W. program was established in 1989 and fully accredited in 1993. UND social work programs are continuously reaffirmed for accreditation. UND continues to update its curriculum to adhere to revised standards established by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Top Online Master's in Social Work in the Nation
UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic and research institutions in the nation for social work. This M.S.W. online program is ranked as a Top 10 “Most Affordable College for Online Social Work Degrees” by onlineu.org.