125 Masters Programs in Social Work

Social workers are responsible for a wide range of essential responsibilities within their communities, managing the mental and emotional health of the people. Graduates from a Masters of Social Work program are qualified to practice counseling, run client systems, provide leadership in a community, work within the welfare system or disseminate knowledge about mental and emotional health, among ot… Read more

Social workers are responsible for a wide range of essential responsibilities within their communities, managing the mental and emotional health of the people. Graduates from a Masters of Social Work program are qualified to practice counseling, run client systems, provide leadership in a community, work within the welfare system or disseminate knowledge about mental and emotional health, among other things. Most Master in Social Work students choose to specialize in a certain area of Social Work, such as Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Child Welfare, Adoption, Poverty, Social Change, Human Rights, Community Development, Sexual Abuse or International Development. Some of these areas may have clinical and non-clinical applications.

A full time Master in Social Work degree takes approximately two years to complete, though some of the featured institutions listed below offer one year accelerated or part time study modes. Schools in Macau, Australia, the UK, Israel, Austria, Lithuania, Singapore, the USA and Germany offer highly accredited programs, focusing on specific areas of the Social Work discipline.

To learn more about how you can apply to a university or college to begin your Master in Social Work degree program, simply scroll down and click to read more. You can request information to be sent to you, directly from the schools of your choice, in just one minute!

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Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Leiden, Netherlands +4 More

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competen ... +

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Berlin, Germany

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession ... +

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy
Durham, USA

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and academics in a program d ... +

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and academics in a program designed for working professionals like you. You will learn from seasoned practitioners in subjects ranging from economics and finance to organizational management and environmental factors in development. -
Master
Full-time
14 months
English
Sep 2020
14 Mar 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the fi ... +

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling with the knowledge, skills, sensitivity and ethical behavior necessary to facilitate people with impediments the development of their capacities and their integration into society. The School also has the responsibility of guiding and providing consultancy in matters of public interest related to persons with disabilities and to the professionals of rehabilitation counseling. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
5 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
University of Kentucky Online
Lexington, USA

The University of Kentucky's online CSWE-Accredited MSW program builds the skills you need to pursue your passion, effect change, and advance social justice. Learn more today!

The University of Kentucky's online CSWE-Accredited MSW program builds the skills you need to pursue your passion, effect change, and advance social justice. Learn more today! -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, Australia +1 More

The UOW Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make important contributions to the betterment of people and communities. You will ... +

The UOW Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make important contributions to the betterment of people and communities. You will build on prior study of the individual and society, and further develop your interest in social justice and human rights, to earn a professionally accredited Social Work qualification. UOW Social Work graduates enter the workforce with practical experience earned through supervised professional placements. Your UOW degree will ensure you’re ready to promote social change and development and will help you make a difference to the lives of marginalised and disadvantaged individuals, families and communities. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Mar 2020
31 Jan 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Monash University Malaysia
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

The Master of Professional Counselling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling.

The Master of Professional Counselling at Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counseling. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
New England College
Henniker, USA +1 More

New England College’s Master of Science (MS) in Human Services programs offer students a 36-credit degree program including many of the courses in the 60-credit MS in Mental H ... +

New England College’s Master of Science (MS) in Human Services programs offer students a 36-credit degree program including many of the courses in the 60-credit MS in Mental Health Counseling, without the intensive internship component. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Clarks Summit University Online
USA Online, USA

The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that require st ... +

The 60-credit, online Master of Science in Counseling (M.Sc.) degree prepares students for career ministry opportunities in professional, entry-level positions that require state licensure. The M.S.C. program emphasizes a biblical counseling model while equipping students for state licensure or doctoral work in the fields of counseling or psychology. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

The School Counseling program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of children, adolescent ... +

The School Counseling program is a unique, innovative educational program for preparing counselors to address the social, emotional, and academic needs of children, adolescents, and young adults in educational settings. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the job for ... +

Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the job force as specialized practitioners, accepting leadership roles within the areas of health/mental health, criminal justice, applied research, policy analysis, community education, schools and in the planning and provision of social services in other areas. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, USA

Nova Southeastern University offers an innovative academic program designed for the working professional actively involved in or entering the field of counseling.

Nova Southeastern University offers an innovative academic program designed for the working professional actively involved in or entering the field of counseling. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove, Australia

The Master of Social Work provides graduates with an internationally recognized qualification in social work and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers.

The Master of Social Work provides graduates with an internationally recognized qualification in social work and is accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio, USA

Our Lady of the Lake University's Worden School of Social Service, offers its acclaimed Master of Social Work degree program entirely online, giving working adults the opportu ... +

Our Lady of the Lake University's Worden School of Social Service, offers its acclaimed Master of Social Work degree program entirely online, giving working adults the opportunity to work toward this career-building and service-oriented credential no matter where they reside. The CSWE-Accredited MSW is one of only three social work master's degree programs in the United States that emphasize service to Hispanic children and families, the fastest-growing demographic community in the nation. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego, USA

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to ... +

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to transform conflict dynamics. This program combines conflict management with conflict resolution. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
Aug 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus