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Pursuing your Master’s in Social Work
Whether you have an undergraduate degree in social work or in something else, want to go full time or part time, want to attend on campus or online, we have an MSW program designed for you! We are CSWE accredited and ranked 6th among public universities by U.S. News & World Report, you get the same award-winning degree no matter which program you choose.
IT’S AS EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE!
1. Choose the program that’s right for you.
Have you earned a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) in the last 5 years, a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and a “B” or better in all required social work courses?
Have you earned an undergraduate degree in something other than social work or received the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) more than five years ago?
Licensure/State Authorization Disclosure
Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification and state licensing board contact information at go.osu.edu/disclosures for online programs and go.osu.edu/onground for on-campus programs.
If you are planning to seek a professional license in a state other than Ohio, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek information and guidance before beginning the program. In addition, online program availability may vary by state. For more information on state authorization requirements and disclosures related to online programs and state licensing board contact information, please visit online.osu.edu/state-authorization/disclosures.