MSW Admissions


Thank you for your interest in our Master of Social Work programs.

We are interested in students who excelled in a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.  The ideal MSW candidate is concerned for individuals and respects diversity.  MSW candidates must be open to personal growth while upholding high standards and values of the social work field.

Rutgers University has one of the largest Social Work schools in the nation.  Classes are offered on all three of our campuses, off site locations and virtually.  We are a research based institution with concentrations in Clinical Social Work and Management and Policy.  Our students can select a format that best suits their learning style. 

Prospective students can apply to one of the following MSW programs:

Traditional/On-Campus  – classes are offered on our New Brunswick, Newark and Camden Campuses.  (Advanced Standing available to Bachelor of Social Work students)

Intensive Weekend – in person classes are held once a month at our off site locations across New Jersey. (Advanced Standing available to Bachelor of Social Work students)

100% Online – classes are held virtually across most States. 

Blended Online  – classes are held virtually in the first half of the program and in person during the last half of the program.         

To compare programs, click Comparison Chart.

To view a short power presentation about our program options click MSW powerpoint


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