The Online Master of Social Work From the University of Denver

Delivered by a Top-Ranked Graduate School of Social Work

The Online Master of Social Work From the University of Denver

Delivered by a Top-Ranked Graduate School of Social Work

Applying to MSW@Denver

We seek dedicated, aspiring social workers to join our diverse online MSW community. We offer four convenient start dates throughout the year, so you can begin classes on your schedule.

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Online MSW Curriculum

You will gain practical skills in mental health and trauma and prepare for a career working with individuals, families and communities impacted by oppression. You’ll attend online classes and directly apply your new skills during field internships in your community.

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Advanced Standing MSW

Earn your MSW online in as few as 18 months with our advanced standing program. If you have earned a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from a CSWE-accredited institution at any point in time, you are eligible to apply to our online advanced standing MSW program that focuses on the concentration curriculum in Mental Health and Trauma.

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About the Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW)

GSSW is a top-ranked school of social work that prepares social workers who are committed to social justice. Faculty have robust community experience and are committed to providing a high-quality education and mentoring you so you can pursue a career creating positive change. Our curriculum and community are grounded in equity, inclusion and diversity, and we seek passionate change makers who will join our efforts to make the world a more just place.

Our mission is to foster social responsibility regarding social and economic justice, quality of life and multicultural communities, based on equality for all people.

MSW@Denver is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Accreditation verifies the University of Denver’s online MSW curriculum meets the high standards of social work education. As an accredited online MSW, MSW@Denver prepares you with the knowledge, skills and field experience you need to meet your state’s specific education licensure requirements.


Changing the World Through Social Work

You've always had a passion for people. You've seen or experienced the impact of oppression and injustice on the lives of individuals, families and communities. You are eager to gain skills that create social justice. You've been contemplating the next step to help shape your future but feel discouraged by the limitations of an on-campus curriculum. MSW@Denver will help you pursue a career that makes a difference in the world.

Request information to discover how you can prepare for a career creating positive change as a social worker.

Note: GSSW also offers the MSW program at three locations in Colorado, including our main campus in Denver. Visit the GSSW website to learn more about our on-campus MSW programs.


Why Earn Your MSW Online?

With an MSW, you can advance your career, fight for social justice and serve communities impacted by oppression. The flexible online format allows you to receive a high-quality and reputable education from anywhere in the U.S.

Online Campus

As an MSW@Denver student, you will attend live online classes, complete engaging coursework and grow your personal relationships through our online campus. You can easily connect with your network of classmates, professors and support services. The online campus is accessible on your tablet or smartphone using our convenient mobile app.

Renowned Faculty

Our faculty includes some of social work's brightest minds. Faculty members have social work experience across many fields of practice, and they publish ground-breaking research to impact social change. You will receive academic guidance from your professors, and they will be available to discuss your goals and emerging social work practice. You can meet with professors face-to-face any time through the online campus.

Field Internships

In-person, hands-on experience is a key aspect of your social work education, and during your internships, you will make a difference in the community while building your skill set and receiving mentorship from experienced social work professionals. GSSW facilitates internships in traditional and non-traditional settings, supporting the individual goals of our diverse student community.

Get Started Today

To learn more about MSW@Denver, request information and an admission counselor will contact you.