College of Social Work

The summer, 2021 portal is now closed for traditional (you do not hold a BSW degree) applications as we are at our capacity. Traditional students can apply for our fall, 2021 program. If you are an advanced stading student (you hold a BSW), you can still apply for summer, 2021 by submitting your application in the advanced standing portal. *Please do not, if you are a traditional student, apply in the advanced standing portal for summer as your application may not be considered.

A Student-Focused Online Experience

Our online MSW program is designed for working professionals across the nation, with a part-time flexibe format and dedicated support. See how FSU help set students up for success and more about the online MSW experience directly from some of our students:

U.S. News Ranked Program

Ranked #33 in social work in 2020 by U.S News & World Report.

A Top 25 Best Value

Ranked in the Top 25 "Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

CSWE Accredited

We rigorously adhere to the accreditation standards established by the Council on Social Work Education

Connect with a Friendly MSW Admissions Advisor

Whether you just have a simple question or need advice to determine if this Master of Social Work program is right for you, our friendly MSW advisors are here to guide you. They can chat with you on your schedule and guide you through the entire admissions process so you can feel confident in moving forward with an Online MSW program.

Get in touch with an Online MSW advisor

My Advisor has impacted me tremendously ... she supported me the entire way through my MSW application process. She made it easier to complete all the necessary requirements and apply for the social work program I was meant to take. 
- S. Thompson

Pursue a License in Social Work with In-Field Placements

As an online MSW student, you’ll participate in social work field placements that will qualify you to pursue a license in clinical social work upon graduation. Both our Advanced Standing and Traditional online Master of Social Work programs are clinically-focused so you’ll get the real-world experience you need to be career-ready. Our social work programs are part-time to accommodate busy working professionals.

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