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Our Lady of the Lake University
Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

Helping society and fighting for justice.

Leading Social Justice Education Since 1942
The very first school of social work in the state of Texas, OLLU’s Worden School of Social Service has been educating social work leaders since 1942. Whether you are already working in the field or have the desire to join it, OLLU’s online MSW can help you achieve your goals of helping society and fighting for justice.

A previous degree in social work is not required.  The online program offers two programs designed to fit your needs:

  • Foundation Program
    For those with a bachelor’s degree in something other than social work, this program can be completed in just over three years.
  • Advanced Standing Program
    Designed for those with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited institution, which can be completed in just under two years.

This premier social work education from Our Lady of the Lake University is now available entirely online in a program designed specifically for the busy schedules of working adults.

Presidential Award for Excellence

Awarded By CSWE, 2009

CSWE Accredited

Fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Current Online Graduate Social Work Programs at OLLU:
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) – Advanced Standing
  • Master of Arts – Counseling with specializations in: 
    • School Counseling
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Why Choose Our Lady of the Lake Master of Social Work Online?

Offered through the acclaimed Worden School of Social Service at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), the online Master of Social Work degree program will prepare you to change the lives of children and families in need, while building the foundation for your own career in social service leadership and advanced direct practice.

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Meet The Faculty

Rebecca Gomez, PhD, LCSW
Interim Director of the Worden School of Social Service
Assistant Professor of Social Work

“A university experience isn’t just about academics.

It’s about your growth as a human being.”

— Dr. Rebecca Gomez

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