Portland State University

Graduate School of Social Work

Social Work


PO Box 750

Portland, OR 97206

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Work

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Portland State University School of Social Work in Portland, Oregon offers the first MSW online option in the Pacific Northwest. The nationally accredited program will prepare you for a rewarding career in social work. We offer a dynamic learning opportunity, using online curriculum, innovative teaching techniques and student directed learning in a structure that supports a family, work, school life balance.

Students complete the MSW degree over the course of 3 years, taking 6-9 credits per term (fall, winter, spring, summer).  The MSW Online Option has two advanced concentrations to choose from, Health Across the Lifespan or Practice and Leadership with Communities and Organizations. 



Portland State University is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 78

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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