Change the World with a Master of Social Work from OU.


Program Benefits

The CSWE-accredited online Master of Social Work is a highly desirable degree offering numerous advantages to graduates. Completion of the degree allows graduates to apply for licensure in many states (requirements vary by state). Choose from two tracks: Advanced Standing (undergrad in social work) or 60-Credit-Hour (any undergrad background).

Small Class Size

Experience personal attention with small classes tailored to your passion. Dive into specialized areas like mental health, disability services, and family/child support through work-based practicums.

Practice Real Scenarios

Our immersive simulations bring theory to life. Rarely found in online social work programs, social simulations feature skilled actors portraying clients, granting hands-on experience in a safe environment.

Renowned Faculty

Learn from distinguished mentors who bridge academia and real-world social work. Nationally renowned faculty offer insights, ensuring you gain profound practical knowledge.

Embedded Certificate Option

Enrolled MSW/ADV students can opt for an embedded certificate in Social Work with American Indians, reflecting OU's dedication to tribal culture awareness and effective interventions for members of tribal nations.

Comprehensive Learning Experience

Gain research, advocacy, and evaluation expertise alongside hands-on field internships. Build a network, bolstering broad skills for a profound impact in the social work landscape.

“I selected the online program because I am a very busy social worker, and needed the flexibility this platform would allow. I would 100 percent recommend the University of Oklahoma for grad school. The education has been top-notch.” 
- Shelly H., Master of Social Work
“I would recommend the University of Oklahoma for those looking to start grad school because the online program is flexible, and the support you receive along the way is amazing. They truly care about our success and made me feel appreciated, wanted, and valued as a student.”
-Hanna M., Master of Social Work