Rutgers offers the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a social work major through the School of Social Work and the Camden College of Arts and Sciences and the New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences.
Rutgers School of Social Work
Rutgers School of Social Work's MSW program is offered in a variety of formats including traditional on-campus, 100% online, blended online, and intensive weekend. Additional program features include dual degree, certificate, and designated emphasis programs.
Our DSW program fosters social work leaders poised to address complex practice issues using critical perspectives.
Offered in conjunction with Rutgers Graduate School-New Brunswick, the Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.) prepares students for careers as faculty, research scientists, policy analysts, and leaders in the field of social welfare.
Rutgers School of Social Work's Continuing Education provides dynamic webinars, certificate programs, and customized training for professionals in New Jersey, New York and beyond.
Professional Credit Courses are non-degree, graduate-level courses offered through Rutgers School of Social Work.
By the Numbers
Ranked Best MSW Program (U.S. News & World Report)
Working in critical areas of social work research and professional practice
Enrolled in our four core academic programs
Effecting change in the field of social work and beyond
Giving students first-hand experience
Rutgers School of Social Work hosts a variety of events throughout the year for students and members of our greater community. From lectures and workshops to ceremonies and conferences, browse our full calendar to see what's happening at the SSW and beyond.
Rutgers School of Social Work is deeply saddened to share news of the death of longtime faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Longhofer. Along with his life-long partner, Dr. Jerry Floersch, Dr. Longhofer was a co-creator of the School of Social Work’s DSW program and the inaugural director of Rutgers’ Tyler Clementi Center for Diversity Education and Bias Prevention.