Monmouth University

Master of Social Work


Graduate Admission Office

400 Cedar Avenue

West Long Branch, NJ 07764

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Put your passion for helping people and creating change to work ― with a Master of Social Work degree from Monmouth University.

Our nationally recognized 60-credit MSW program will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and field experience you need for professional social work practice in a wide range of settings, from schools and hospitals to mental health and correctional facilities. The MSW program at Monmouth University offers you the opportunity to:

  • Secure social and economic justice, advance human rights, and improve the quality of life of vulnerable families, individuals, organizations, and communities locally, nationally and globally
  • Practice with families and children, and international and community development
  • Work in an extensive set of domestic and international field opportunities
  • Provide access to multiple opportunities including applying to become licensed social workers and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselors

You’ll learn from faculty members who are accomplished scholars and whose teaching is informed by continued practice, and will proceed through the program with a tightly knit group of peers. Our classes are strictly enrollment capped, keeping class sizes manageable and fostering interaction and discussion.

Clinical Practice with Families & Children Concentration

The Clinical Practice with Families and Children (CPFC) concentration will teach you how to work with a variety of different populations of individuals and families at risk in ways that facilitate their empowerment.

International & Community Development Concentration

In the International and Community Development concentration, you’ll develop assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation skills for local, national and international social work ― focusing in depth on applying the theory and research of the practice of international and community development. As a student in this concentration, you may elect to do a local or international internship. 

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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