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Master of Social Work (MSW)

The Rutgers School of Social Work is ranked among the best social work graduate programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and has one of the most ethnically and racially diverse student populations in the nation. The MSW program attracts students who are concerned for individuals, respect diversity, and promote social justice while upholding the high standards and values of the social work field.

Our programs

We strive to make our MSW degree programs flexible, accessible, and affordable.

Choose from:

The MSW program chart allows you to compare program options and choose what works best for your life.

Our specializations

Students choose from two outstanding specializations in clinical social work and management and policy.

Our certificates

Our students gain expertise through MSW-embedded certificate programs in:

Global programs and student-driven areas of emphasis also allow students to pursue the specialty they are passionate about. We welcome you to explore the wealth of offerings and opportunities available to you.

Ready to apply now? Click here for application information.
For further information, contact us at or 848-932-7520, ext 2.
Rutgers Master of Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and satisfy the requirements for licensure in New Jersey. Requirements for licensure vary by state, if you are interested in professional licensure in another state, please check with the appropriate licensing agency in the state where you intend to practice. Social Work licensing requirements by state can be found here.
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