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Master of Social Work

The online Master of Social Work prepares you to lead and serve the diverse populations that need you most. Graduates are prepared as integrated social work practitioners with the values, theoretical knowledge and skills to function at many levels of intervention: individual, family, group, organizations, and community. This flexible degree program allows you to help clients and better society while taking your career to greater heights. 

The online Master of Social Work will prepare you for roles such as:

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Child, Family, and School Social Workers
  • Healthcare Social Workers
  • Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors

Program Information


To learn more about WKU Graduate School and the Master of Social Work, view the Graduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today 

For more information about the program, fill out the form below.



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Western Kentucky University does not guarantee a job to graduates upon completion of any program.




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