University of Nevada, Reno

Master of Social Work



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of Nevada, Reno now offers an online Master of Social Work degree. It is one of the only online MSW programs solely structured around advanced generalist practice (AGP), which prepares versatile social workers equipped for an era of increasing diversity, globalization and technological change.


  • National Tier 1 University (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • On average, students pay less in tuition than at comparative online MSW programs
  • Top public research university
  • No GRE requirement
  • 100% online coursework for BSW-prepared students.
  • Graduate in as few as 15 months (BSW-prepared students)
  • Prepare for licensure

Two program options are available: (1) a 62-credit-hour traditional program for undergrads with an unrelated bachelor’s degree and (2) a 32-credit-hour advanced standing program for students who already have a bachelor’s in Social Work. The traditional program also includes a two-day residency featuring time at the Simulation Facilities of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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