The Catholic University of America

Master of Social Work


620 Michigan Ave., N.E.

Washington, DC 20064

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work

Format: Online

Program Description:

Make an Impact on Others with a Clinical Master of Social Work from The Catholic University of America

About the Master of Social Work

The Catholic University of America—a top-50 Best Graduate School for Social Work according to U.S. News and World Report—prepares its graduates to pass the Licensed Graduate Social Work exam to meet the challenges as a clinical social worker. 95% of its graduates pass the exam on the first attempt. Program details include:

- Fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
- Advanced Standing option to waive 30 credits for qualified BSW students
- 60 credit hours of coursework and 1,080 hours of clinical practice
- Two intensive field practicums in preparation for work in clinical settings

Learn from a Clinical Curriculum
Social work isn’t merely a job—it’s a profession that is a passion for those who work in the field. The online Clinical MSW prepares you for advanced clinical practice through curriculum that covers critical social work topics, such as:

- Psychopathology
- Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness
- Clinical social work with adults, children and families
- Cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic theories


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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