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Master of Social Work

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Complete the Degree in Approximately Two Years   

  • Highly-motivated students with a Bachelor in Social Work degree can finish in less than two years.   
  • Students with a BSW can qualify for our advanced-standing program and can finish in 9-12 months.
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Enjoy a Flexible Education   

  • Seven-week courses allow students to become fully immersed in key social work topics.     
  • Internships completed over two consecutive days (16-18 hours) per week for 28 weeks or 40 hours per week for 14 weeks during normal agency hours and available supervision
  • Online classes allow students to pursue their education from wherever they are in the U.S. 

International students may not enroll.

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Study in One of the Most Respected Online Programs

  • LSU’s online MSW is ranked the #6 best online program in the nation by    
  • LSU is ranked as a tier-one national university by the US News and World Report.   
  • Program is also fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
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Benefit From LSU’S Top-Tier Educational and Professional Resources   

  • The online MSW covers fundamental and advanced areas of social work like human behavior, social welfare and more.
  • Internships also allow students to gain valuable experience to apply to their careers.   
  • Students can connect with LSU’s expansive alumni network for career opportunities. 
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Baton Rouge, LA 70803


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with LSU Social Work.

The LSU online Master of Social Work blends the flexibility of an online education with real-world professional benefits tailored for individuals desiring to help those in need. Covering fundamental areas of social work theory and practice, including child welfare, diversity and oppression, and substance abuse treatment, LSU’s online MSW program prepares its students to become ethical, thoughtful social workers ready to make a positive change in their local communities and beyond.

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