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Sacred Heart University
Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

Step into leadership and effect change at multiple levels of diverse populations.

This 60-credit online MSW provides you a choice of a direct clinical practice or a direct community practice specialization, while including knowledge from each in both tracks to integrate micro and macro practice to better prepare you for licensure and leadership.

Leadership, Liberal Arts & Academic Excellence

Your advanced, comprehensive knowledge allows you to step into leadership roles and effect change at multiple levels of diverse populations. While grounded in the liberal arts, the MSW curriculum at SHU aligns itself to the tenants of social-work and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition of academic excellence.

The principles of service to others, respect for human dignity, dedication to scientific inquiry and social and economic justice are reinforced in coursework throughout the program.

Be Prepared to Sit for the LMSW Exam

Immediately after graduation, you’ll qualify to sit for the Licensed Master of Social Work exam and can start earning hours towards state licensure for clinical social work (LCSW). Students in the Advanced Standing program, available in Fall 2018, can graduate in as little as a year.

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Why Choose Sacred Heart University’s Master of Social Work Online?

Advanced Standing option available in Fall 2018
Qualify to sit for the LCSW exam
Competitively priced tuition rate

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