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Regis College Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

The School of Health Sciences at Regis College offers an online Master of Social Work (MSW). This program prepares students for work with individuals, families, and groups, creating change within communities. Social workers seek social justice and policy reform and provide support to social agencies, elementary, middle and high schools, and local governments. Indeed social workers influence the greater good of societies from the individual to the community as a whole.

The MSW program courses are delivered online and include two field placements of a total of 1,100 hours to meet program and licensing requirements. Graduates may sit for the Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) exam in their state. The program consists of 60 credits over 20 courses. Students may begin the MSW in the fall, spring, or summer and can complete the program in as little as eight semesters.

Regis College delivers courses asynchronously, primarily through the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS). Students watch lectures, complete assignments, take assessments and participate in discussion boards online. Students can access grades, syllabi, class schedules, financial aid, and other information through RegisAccess. Students also have access to the SmartThinking 24-hour online tutoring service and 24/7 technical support.

Courses for the online MSW include Social Work: Leading for Change; Human Behavior and Social Environment I-II; Social Welfare Policy I-II; Ways of Knowing: Research I; Clinical Interviewing; Field Work Seminar; Contemporary Social Problems; Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues; Ethics; and Social Work and Psychopathology. Students also complete a 500-hour field placement as well as a 600-hour field placement.

Regis College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The MSW program is in the pre-candidacy stage for accreditation through the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (CSWE).

Regis College

Programs: Online Master of Social Work (MSW)
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC); Candidacy status with the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (CSWE)

Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

Program Highlights
  • The MSW program includes two field placements of 1,100 hours to meet program and licensing requirements
  • Students may sit for the Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) exam
  • Prepares students for work with individuals, families, and groups
Program Overview
Program Structure: Online instruction with two field practicums
Example Courses: Social Work: Leading for Change; Human Behavior and social Environment I-II; Social Welfare Policy I-II; Ways of Knowing: Research I
Instruction Methods: Courses are delivered asynchronously through the Blackboard LMS; students watch lectures, complete assignments, take assessments, and participate in discussion boards online
Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 60 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer admission
Curriculum Options: Full-time or Part-time
Length of Program: Program can be completed in as little as 8 semesters
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: No GRE required
Work Experience: Not required for admission
Tuition Costs: ~$52,500 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $875.00

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