Florida State University
Florida State University
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Social workers directly impact individuals and their communities. FSU graduates have pursued careers in the following:
Florida State University’s online Master of Social Work creates career-ready graduates.
Whether you are eligible for the Traditional program or Advanced Standing program, both feature fieldwork placing you in real-world situations in the field you want to go into. A Master of Social Work gives you a wide array of career options and specializations to choose from.
(Please see the video on the right to get an idea of why students choose FSU online.)
The MSW program at FSU prepares students for licensure in the state of Florida. For other states, please contact the Office of Professional Development and check licensure requirements in your desired state to practice.
FSU’s Advanced Standing and Traditional programs are clinically-focused. This means students work in the field and graduate with the option to pursue their licensure in social work. Licensed clinical social workers often work with individual patients, groups or are members of organizations who provide social work services and support. To be certified as a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Florida, individuals have to complete:
Moving to Florida from another state?
If you hold a license and have been actively practicing in another state for three of the last five years, you can apply for licensure.
The Florida Board has a Facts and Questions page available.
For further reading, visit The Ultimate Guide to Careers in Social Work.
Florida State University is ranked #19 among the Top Public Universities nationwide and among the Best Value public universities.
Ranked a Top 30 Social Work Programs by U.S. News and World Report and a Top 30 Best Value Colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
We rigorously adhere to the accreditation standards established by the Council on Social Work Education.
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 about your schedule and guide you through the entire admissions process so that you feel confident moving forward.
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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