Why Enroll in a Social Work Masters Program Online at Saint Leo?
Now is the time to enroll in your social work masters program online at Saint Leo University. Our Master of Social Work program is an innovative full-time online program. The M.S.W. program is only available to students who are residents and physically living in the states of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina and Virginia. Classes are attended via webcam allowing face to face interaction in the convenience of your own home. Given the format of this program, students should enter the program knowing that they will have to meet for weekly evening classes (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) via webcam, be available for week daytime internship hours, attend one weekend seminar on University campus in the summer, and adjust their lives to meet the demands and expectations of this program. Please review the program curriculum online and all MSW Program information on the Saint Leo website to ensure that you make an informed decision regarding meeting the demands of the program.
Completing our social work masters program online at Saint Leo prepare graduate students for professional advanced practice in becoming leaders through the provision of social work services that promote social and economic justice, and human rights locally, nationally and globally. The program further expects graduates to contribute to the empowerment of people/groups that experience discrimination and oppression.
Graduates are prepared to be leaders in advanced clinical social work practice serving all areas of the population, paying special attention to the increasing aging population, military personnel and the workforce population.
The online MSW program is a two year 62 credit hour program. The 2-year program starts each fall semester. In order to begin this program, you must apply no later than April 30th each year. If you miss this deadline, you will have to wait until the next fall to begin the program.
The program is sequential and must be taken according to the program outline. Therefore, all students are registered by the program each semester. Assigned class nights and times will vary from semester to semester.
Attendance at a one weekend on-campus seminar is required for all students enrolled in the online MSW program.
The Master of Social Work program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).