Social Work, M.Sc. | Part time online | Adelphi University | United States
36 months
1295 USD/credit 27626 USD/year
1295 USD/credit 27626 USD/year
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The part-time Online Master of Social Work (MSW) program offered by the Adelphi University School of Social Work blends compelling theoretical study and real-world training to prepare students for diverse opportunities and rewarding careers in a vital and expanding field.  

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There is also an Advanced Standing option for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in social work from a university or college accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 

Our faculty deliver personalized instruction in a convenient online format—with twice-yearly, on-campus learning experiences. You benefit from a high-touch, high-quality education with flexibility to balance all your obligations.

Adelphi University ’s Master of Social Work online students are given unique opportunities to prepare for licensure. In addition to offering exam preparation courses, Adelphi’s program integrates information from previous exams into the program’s coursework.

Who Can Benefit

  • The MSW program online is geared to individuals with busy professional and personal lives who want to expand their knowledge, hone their skills, and earn a professional credential that is required for employment or career advancement in the field of social work. 
  • Since we offer three distinct paths to degree completion, our students have varying educational and professional backgrounds and may have no professional social work experience. They typically are interested in human nature and social justice and want to make a difference in people’s lives. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Social Welfare I: His and Phil of Social Welfare 
  • Human Behavior Theory For SWK Practice  
  • Oppression, Diversity, and the Struggle for Human Rights
  • Social Work Assessment and Diagnosis  

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

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64 SCH



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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a strong background in the liberal arts and sciences 
  • Personal characteristics and qualifications related to successful professional performance consistent with the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA on a four-point scale
  • Paid or volunteer experience in the human services preferred
  • Participation in an interview via Google Hangout may be required (case-by-case basis)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1295 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    27626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1295 USD per credit during 36 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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