Simmons University

Simmons School of Social Work offers a clinically focused online Master of Social Work (MSW) program that does not require students to visit the school’s Boston campus. Students are prepared to work directly with clients and advocate for social justice in their communities.

Sponsored Online Social Work Program

SocialWork@Simmons Program Snapshot

  • CSWE-accredited program that features the admissions requirements and curriculum as the on-campus MSW program
  • 65 master’s-level credits available in both full-time and part-time study options
  • In-person field experience in a variety of professional settings such as community nonprofits, government agencies and policy think tanks
  • Four program tracks: Advanced Standing, Accelerated, Full Time, and Extended

Three Certificate Programs to Choose From:

  • The Practice With Groups & Families certificate will prepare you with the enhanced clinical capacity to work with complex client systems, particularly groups and families. You will graduate from this certificate program with the expertise needed to work in settings such as schools, hospitals, hospice centers, legal justice facilities, and community counseling agencies, as well as inpatient treatment programs and substance use programs.
  • The Trauma Practice certificate prepares you with the enhanced clinical skills to work with populations and individuals affected by trauma. This program sequence will prepare you to serve diverse clients including children, adults, couples, families, and groups. You will be prepared to aid these populations in settings such as schools, universities, mental health centers, immigrant and refugee centers, legal and prison systems, inpatient and outpatient hospitalization programs, and psychotherapeutic environments.
  • The Mental Health Practice certificate will prepare you to help individuals and populations affected by serious mental health conditions, including concurrent health conditions, achieve wellness and recovery.

Sponsored Online Social Work Program