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Online Master of Social Work

Ohio University

24 months
673 USD/credit 12114 USD/year
673 USD/credit 12114 USD/year
654 USD/credit 11772 USD/year
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Choose The MSW Online Master of Social Work from Ohio University and gain the skills to assist traditionally underserved communities. These specialized skills are focused on rural areas, but also appropriate across contexts and communities to empower those most vulnerable.


Program Overview

  • The MSW Online Master of Social Work from Ohio University is intended for those looking to refocus or pivot their careers, this 62-credit track is open to all eligible students with a recent bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and can be completed in as few as 10 semesters.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Our program uses a strengths-based problem-solving model that incorporates an awareness of the impact of social work values and ethics. This unique focus and instructional design will help you learn to:
  • Facilitate outreach to those facing accessibility needs and other adverse circumstances
  • Support individuals, families, and communities in overcoming adversity
  • Diagnose, assess, and offer treatment for mental illnesses and addictions
  • Understand how populations are affected by social needs and policy
  • Prepare to obtain state licensure as a social worker

Upon graduation, you will have the skills to offer support and guidance to help individuals cope with and overcome life’s biggest challenges, particularly for individuals from rural and marginalized communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Welfare Policy & Services 
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice with Groups & Communities
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment 2: Social Work Theory and Applications
  • Direct with Practice Children, Adolescents & Groups
  • Direct with Practice Adults, Families & Communities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited institution, completed within the last 5 years**
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Petition for exceptional consideration/below 3.0 Form
  • B or above in all required social work classes
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Online application with $50 application fee
  • MSW application requirement checklist
  • Professional resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Application essay
  • Professional expectations of student behavior form
  • Most current field evaluation
  • One reference from field instructor
  • No GRE or GMAT scores required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 673 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 673 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 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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