Sacred Heart University

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Sacred Heart University


(877) 791-7181

(877) 791-7181

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Take on challenging social work roles and deepen your level of practice with individuals and communities.

Deepen your ability to assist vulnerable populations and prepare to take on advanced practice roles in social work with the CSWE-accredited* online program option of the Master of Social Work (MSW) at Sacred Heart University.

Qualify to sit for the Licensed Master of Social Work exam in Connecticut** immediately after graduation and earn hours toward state licensure for clinical social work (LCSW).

This online MSW program option provides you with a choice of a Direct Clinical Practice or a Direct Community Practice specialization, while including knowledge from each in both specializations to integrate micro- and macro-practice to better prepare you for licensure, practice and leadership. You can also finish your degree in as little as 20 months with the Advanced Standing option.

You'll be well prepared to step into advanced practice roles and effect change at multiple levels of practice.

Sacred Heart Online Benefits
  • Ranked a Best College in the North, U.S. News & World Report, 2015–2019
  • Institutions With the Best Online Programs, U.S. News & World Report, 2015, 2016
  • The Best 380 Colleges, The Princeton Review, 2015–2018
  • Four-Time College of Distinction (2015–2018), among approximately 200 colleges and universities in the country recognized for outstanding student engagement, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful student outcomes
  • Best Online Colleges in Connecticut for 2015–2016, Affordable Colleges Online
  • Top 20 Best Colleges for Veterans (North region), U.S. News & World Report, 2014–2019
  • Named a Doctoral Professional University by Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

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*Sacred Heart University's Master of Social Work achieved Initial Accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in February 2019. This accreditation was announced to the community on March 22, 2019.
**Students are responsible for understanding the licensing requirements in the state in which they plan to practice.


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