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State Authorization

Florida State University became a member institution of NC-SARA as of December 15, 2017. The university can admit students into the online program from all 50 states and most territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

State Authorization Exceptions:

  • Students who live in Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun and Gulf are ineligible for our online program and are required to apply to our Panama City location. More information is available here.
  • Students who live in Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla and Jefferson are ineligible for our online program and are required to apply to the Tallahassee location. More information is available here.

In addition, FSU’s online MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and prepares graduates to seek licensure and employment. However, you will want to check the LCSW requirements for your state.


Learn More About the Benefit of Earning a Master of Social Work in Your State

Prepare for the future of social work in your state—and across the country—with Florida State University. Don’t let your location limit your education. Our online Master in Social Work (MSW) program is regularly listed as one of the best in the nation.

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.

Connect With an Online Recruitment 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 recruitment 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