Bridgewater State University

College of Graduate Studies

Master of Social Work


Office of Graduate Admissions

Maxwell Library, 10 Shaw Road

Bridgewater, MA 02325

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.W.- Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Social Work offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Social Work (MSW). The Mission of the MSW program at Bridgewater State University is to prepare advanced practitioners who will enhance the lives of individuals, families, and communities of Southeastern Massachusetts, address regional needs, and promote social justice. The program prepares culturally sensitive advanced professionals who are grounded in strengths-based, biopsychosocial practice models. Emphasis is placed upon systems across multiple levels, in order to identify what can be done to affect change and strengthen relationships among individuals, families, and communities in order to promote optimal functioning. The program educates professionals who, grounded in social work's history, purposes, and philosophy, integrate the values of the profession into an ethical approach to all professional activities at an advanced level of knowledge and skill.


Council on Social Work Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 365 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

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