Widener University

(844) 386-7321

Widener University


(844) 386-7321

(844) 386-7321


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Master of Social Work — 100% Online

Treat issues at the source and graduate ready for the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) exam.

The online Social Work Master’s degree (MSW) from Widener University helps you understand the impact trauma, a leading factor in mental health, substance abuse, and other social-emotional issues, has on quality of life. 

The online MSW offers two admission options. The Regular admission option can be completed in a under four years, while the Advanced Standing admission option, an option for those who qualify and hold a BSW, can be completed in as few as two years.

U.S. News & World Report rated Widener a

MSW Program Highlights:

  • CSWE-Accredited
  • 100% online – flexible format
  • Trauma-focused curriculum
  • Graduates are prepared to sit for the LSW Exam
  • 36-credit hour Advanced Standing option available
  • Hybrid Dual MSW/MEd, Human Sexuality Studies Program available
  • No GRE is required for admission
  • Ranked No. 2 by GraduatePrograms.com as a Top Online MSW Program

The program prepares clinical social workers to deliver culturally competent, evidence-based social work services to individuals, families and groups from diverse client populations through an advanced curriculum that focuses on trauma and its impact on mental health.

Career Growth Projections

Employment of social workers and social and community service managers is expected to increase 19–21%, with median annual wages between $44,200 and $59,970 (May 2012).

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012 to 2022)

Develop the Specialized Skills Required to Impact Lives

Let Widener prepare you to treat the effects of trauma. Complete the form for more information.

MSW Regular Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • 3.0 minimum GPA*

For a full list of admissions requirements, please complete the form to the right.

*If your GPA is lower than the 3.0 minimum, still fill out the form to speak with a Program Manager about your options.

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