Social workers want to improve the lives of others and make a real difference in their own communities and throughout the globe. A Master's in Social Work from UWF will expand your career as a world changer.
Why Social Work at UWF?
Students will work with experienced and caring faculty boasting a range of expertise in both clinical practice and theoretical research. Most are licensed clinical social workers and have extensive practice experience.
Program flexibility allows students to tailor the program to meet their educational needs. The program enjoys strong relationships with placement agencies throughout the region, including areas that focus on child welfare, corrections, developmental disabilities, domestic violence/crisis intervention, family services, gerontology, health care, housing services, mental health, military, public assistance/public welfare, rehabilitation, schools and substance abuse.
What You Will Learn
The University of West Florida’s clinically focused online MSW program provides the knowledge and skills to enter the workplace prepared for advanced social work practice. You will complete a specialized study of medical and behavioral healthcare in this program, which blends clinical internships with hands-on learning.
Students who hold a bachelor’s degree in social work can fast-track their studies and complete our online MSW clinical curriculum as Advanced Standing, while those without previous social work experience can gain the experience they need through foundational coursework that prepares them for the rigors of social work practice in our Traditional track.
This program meets educational course requirements for licensure as a clinical social worker in the state of Florida and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. If you are seeking a rewarding career that allows you to help others every day, UWF’s online MSW is the program you’re looking for.
Visit UWF Online to learn more about the online MSW program.