Social Work

Fordham University

24 months
1442 USD/credit
1442 USD/credit
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Fordham University's top-ranked Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Fordham University  enables you to transform your passion for helping others into professional success.


Ranked in the top 10% in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, our accredited MSW provides the experiential education you need to foster positive change within individuals,families, organizations, and communities.

At Fordham University , you have a choice of three campus locations: Lincoln Center, Westchester, and Long Island as well as a hybrid and top-ranked online MSW program—all with a distinguished faculty and quality MSW curriculum.

The Social Work program includes:

  • Concentrations in clinical, leadership, macro practice, and research that provide focused expertise and prepare you for a variety of rewarding careers.
  • Flexible scheduling and student-centered plans of study—including part-time, weekend, extended and asynchronous, hybrid, and online options—to fit your needs.
  • A wide variety of supervised field placements that give you the opportunity to translate theory into practice.
  • Accelerated degree paths for transfer students and BSW graduates, and specialized study plans for current social workers.
  • Joint MSW degree programs in the fields of law, public health, divinity, and psychotherapy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment 
  • Social Work Practice in Research 
  • Generalist Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations and Communities 
  • Social Policy I: Policy and the Profession

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




66 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Eighteen undergraduate credits in liberal arts content.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Social Work
Fordham University