Florida State University Online - College of Social Work

 

A Leader in Social Work

For more than 100 years, Florida State University has offered classes on social welfare—establishing us as a center of social work practice, policy, and research.

Decades of Online Education Experience

For more than twenty years, we have offered our MSW online and are constantly evolving the curriculum and experience.

FSU Social Work Programs For Over 20 Years

World-Class Faculty & Researchers

Get online access to distinguished faculty and skilled practitioners who are nationally recognized for their scholarly contributions.

World Class Education

Clinically Focused Curriculum

An MSW is the first step to social work licensure. Our curriculum is designed to build your clinical confidence and career.

Clinically Focused Education

Connect in Your Community

Put online theory into practice and collaborate with the Office of Field Education to find meaningful placements in your area.

Connect With Community

Welcome to Florida State University! We extend a warm invitation to join our social work community – to connect with us, share your stories, and advance our mission. The College of Social Work serves as a catalyst for change, preparing the next generation of social workers with a shared purpose to enhance human well-being, build community, shape policy, and promote social justice. 

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Enhance Your Impact with an MSW

An online Master of Social Work equips you to achieve and lead greater outcomes in your community across mental health, schools, government, organizations — and more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 107,600 new social worker jobs will be created by 2032.

Our clinically-focused curriculum prepares you to meet the needs in social work and is the first step to licensure. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to take the LCSW exam and become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker which can increase your autonomy, career opportunities and earning potential.

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Advanced MSW Deadline:

  • June 1, 2024
    Fall 2024 Start

Traditional MSW Deadline:

  • October 1, 2024
    January 2025 Start

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A Preeminent University

Our devoted faculty and commitment to research help put us in the top 12% of social work graduate schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

 

 

Top Institution for Diversity

Join the vibrant FSU community consistently recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

CSWE Accredited

As one of the first online MSW accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, we rigorously adhere to CSWE accreditation standards.

David Springer

David W. Springer, PhD, LCSW

A Message From The Dean

“We share a common path as social workers united in our efforts to change lives and leave the world a better place.”

Welcome to Florida State University! We extend a warm invitation to join our social work community – to connect with us, share your stories, and advance our mission. The College of Social Work serves as a catalyst for change, preparing the next generation of social workers with a shared purpose to enhance human well-being, build community, shape policy, and promote social justice.

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