School of Social Work

Master's Degree in Social Work

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The Program (Online and On-campus Options)

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is administered by the School of Social Work in the College of Health at Cleveland State.

The mission of the Master's Degree in Social Work program is to prepare students for specialized, advanced-level, self-critical, accountable and autonomous practice with oppressed, at-risk and vulnerable populations. The program provides a rigorous intellectual base, an opportunity for effective skill development and an educational perspective that views human diversity as desirable and enriching to society. Students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and values appropriate to the social work profession, the conceptual base of professional social work, the broad-based research strategies of the field and the various social work roles and intervention strategies used in social work practice.

Online Master of Social Work Program

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On-Campus Master of Social Work Program

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MSW Advising Documents

Program Fees

All program fees are non-refundable and will be applied to the student’s account during their first semester in their program of study and is separate from tuition charges. Program fees can be paid online in Campusnet.

Contact Information

Cleveland State University
School of Social Work
2121 Euclid Avenue, Rhodes Tower, 1417
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Phone: 216-687-3520
Fax: 216-687-5590