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Prepare to serve as an advanced generalist practitioner. Build
leadership skills that are valued in this field with online and
in-person learning experiences and unique curriculum.
Learn to use technology to help expand the reach and effectiveness of
social service programs and enhance the services you provide.
The expertise, diversity, and real-world experience of our
scholar-practitioner faculty can guide you in your practice and
career. All social work faculty members have a doctoral degree.
Build on the skills you develop in your program coursework through
these intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Get support from our licensure team throughout the license
application process. They’ll be ready to help you, even after you
Apply your skills and knowledge in the field with direct-client
contact and supervision.
All social work faculty members have a doctoral degree. As leaders in their field, they help enrich your education and career by bringing real-world relevance to the courseroom.
“Students have the opportunity to learn from people all over the
country. The coursework is rigorous, and right on target to prepare
graduates to excel in the field.”
Kateri Ray, PhD, MSW
Social Work Faculty
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Our dedicated support teams guide and
advise you through every step of your educational journey. Here are
some of the people you’ll work with:
These folks are superstars. We hear it
from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit
and set you up for success.
First they listen. Then they act—for you.
Running the numbers, exploring ways to save, and making the financing
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instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the
details of your program.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
Capella University Master of Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation (CSWE). For more information about social work accreditation, you may contact CSWE’s accreditation staff.
In addition to being accredited by the CSWE, this program is aligned to national standards and designed around advanced generalist practice licensing standards.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning
Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
Smart financing starts with a scholarship for eligible students that can lower your tuition. Enroll in a qualified program, apply for the scholarship, and meet the requirements.
If you're an active-duty military service member, spouse, or veteran, discounts may be available.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|SWK5003||Human Behavior and the Social Environment|
|SWK5006||Social Policy and Planning in Human Services|
|SWK5007||Mezzo Social Work Practice|
|SWK5016||Integrative Technology in Advanced Social Work Practice|
Develop a confident approach to social work. Earning an MSW can help
you gain advanced leadership skills and prepare to step into a general
or clinical practice (in most states).
Check out five career paths that relate
to an MSW.
Learn about potential careers and skills needed to be successful in the field.
Learn how technology is impacting client issues and changing how social workers provide treatment.
Your education can help you reach your
goals, professionally and personally. Here are some of the jobs and
employment settings to consider with an MSW.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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