Florida State University

College of Social Work

Master of Social Work Program


314 Westcott Bldg.

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate Programs: Family Social Work; Aging Studies; Arts and Community Practice; Child Welfare Practice; and Leadership., M.S.W.- Social Work;Joint Degree Programs: MSW/MPA; MSW/JD; MSW/MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is designed to prepare advanced practitioners to work with diverse client systems and problems in a variety of settings. Two curriculum concentrations are offered:

1. Clinical Social Work: To prepare students to assess, diagnose and treat client problems through individual, couple, family, and group modalities in a variety of diverse community settings. Our program is nationally accredited and ranks among the top schools of social work in the country, as reported by US News and World Report. The academic program design includes classroom and filed instruction. Internship sites are located throughout Florida, the southeastern U.S., and internationally.

2. Social Policy and Administration: To prepare students for leadership in policy or administrative positions in public and private social agencies serving diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities.


Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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