Social Work Degrees Online

School of Social Work at Syracuse University’s Falk College

Join Us in Creating a More Just Society

Syracuse University’s School of Social Work at Falk College offers online social work programs that prepare you to promote social and economic justice in today’s diverse, rapidly changing world.

We believe the best approach to achieving a more equitable society is through social workers capable of strengthening services, interventions and policies. Social workers who walk toward challenges, not away.

Through Syracuse University’s online MSW program, you will prepare to become a social worker who recognizes the dignity of all people, embraces change and technology, challenges oppression and provides support to vulnerable communities and individuals.

Master of Social Work
 

Designed for those with a bachelor’s degree in a different area of study. Can be completed in as few as 36 months.

Explore the Online MSW

Advanced Standing Master of
Social Work

Designed for those who have a bachelor’s degree in social work. Can be completed in as few as 24 months.

Explore the Online Advanced Standing MSW

Digital Innovation at the
School of Social Work

Here, we prepare social workers who know how to adapt. Earning your social work degree online immerses you directly into the digital environment that is becoming the future of the profession.

Syracuse University delivers a world-class online education. Designed with research on how students learn best virtually, our online social work degree programs leverage a combination of advanced technology and hands-on learning that you can access no matter where you are.

Designed for the Online Student

At Syracuse, our online students are fully immersed in the Orange community. We make it easy to stay organized and connected.

The Digital Campus

Everything you need can be accessed with one click through the digital campus.

  • Access your live weekly Zoom HD classes.
  • Complete self-paced coursework and view upcoming assignments.
  • Connect with classmates and instructors in small break-out rooms.
  • Log your hours and keep track of your field placement progress in the placement portal.

Flexibility Where It Matters

Our online social work programs are designed for working professionals who travel frequently or can’t commute to class. That’s why we offer classes at varying times throughout the week. All coursework, live classes and recordings of previously joined live classes are also accessible via our full-service mobile app.

A Personalized Learning Experience

Our online social work programs enable you to personalize your learning experience. In addition to other tools, you can use dark mode to avoid eye strain when studying at night, varying video speeds and closed captioning to ensure you process all of the information from your recorded lectures and streaming capabilities to view your course content on a bigger screen.

About the School of Social Work

The School of Social Work has established a proud tradition of bringing students from diverse backgrounds together to create, grow and break boundaries. Together, we work toward a more just society.

Here, we view social and personal problems as a result of complex interactions between people and the structures of society itself, and we work to address those problems at the level of public policy, community organizations, families, groups and individuals.

The change you want to see in the world begins with you. We empower you through our online and in-person degrees to become a social worker with unlimited potential and the necessary tools needed to make a real difference. Learn more about our on-campus program experience.

We’re Invested in Your Social Work Career

The Syracuse University community is dedicated to your educational and professional success.

Student Success

Your dedicated student success advisor will support you throughout the program with everything from registering for courses to effectively managing your time.

Field Placement

Our placement team will use the broad Syracuse University network to help you find fieldwork that both aligns with your goals and is located in your community.

Career Services

The career services team will help guide you on how to best present your newfound experience to take the next step in your career.

Orange Alumni

You will join the Orange network—an alumni network like no other, located all over the world and dedicated to helping fellow Syracuse University graduates.

"The placement team took the time to understand my professional goals and areas of interest. Through the internship experience, along with the ability to tailor my classes to support my interests, I was able to utilize my advocacy, community organizing and program evaluation skills to think critically about policies and systems."

Monique Fletcher

On-Campus MSW Alum

Learn More About the Syracuse University MSW Difference

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