Denver’s Online Master of Social Work (MSW) Program–MSW@Denver

A Degree From Our No. 11-Ranked Graduate School of Social Work

MSW@Denver mirrors our purpose-driven and top-ranked1 on-campus program. As an online student, you will collaborate with like-minded peers and professors—and learn to think creatively about how you can advocate for social justice and change in your community to create an equitable world where all people can thrive.

Program Format

MSW@Denver includes the Online MSW Program and the Online Advanced-Standing MSW Program to accommodate your educational background. The Online MSW leads to graduation in as few as 21 months, while students qualifying for the Online Advanced-Standing MSW format may graduate in as few as 12 months.

The learning format includes:

Live, online classes
where you’ll work face to face with classmates and faculty who have direct experience in the field

An immersive online platform
that allows you to review and submit coursework and watch recorded class sessions at any time, any place

Field internships
at sites secured by your placement specialist in or near your community where you can work with clients in professional settings

A CSWE-Accredited Online Curriculum

At MSW@Denver, our curriculum is tailored to match the diverse needs of learners from around the nation and allows students to bring their unique community perspectives into the classroom. Taught by expert University of Denver faculty, classes are led by leaders in the field to prepare you to transform lives in your community. This includes courses like:

  • Power, Privilege and Oppression
  • Intersections of Mental Health, Substance Use and Trauma
  • Evolving Perspectives and Trends in Health and Wellness

We also have two concentrations to help you build specialized expertise: Mental Health and Trauma or Health and Wellness.

Learn More
Get ready to drive positive change in your community. Complete this brief form to receive more information about our online MSW program and how you can begin developing skills for social change.

1 U.S. News, 2022 Return to footnote reference