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SocialWork@Simmons is an online Master of Social Work (MSW) program designed to prepare aspiring social work leaders to create meaningful change for individuals, families, and communities.

Our rigorous curriculum — developed and led by expert Simmons faculty — incorporates social justice values and a multicultural perspective to prepare students for direct practice in a wide range of clinical settings. Our students, faculty, and alumni are dedicated advocates who work to empower all individuals, especially those who have been historically marginalized or oppressed.

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SocialWork@Simmons is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Powering Progress With Scholarships

We are committed to providing the accessible, high-quality education social workers need to make a positive, lasting impact on their communities. Scholarships are available for our upcoming cohort — no additional application required.

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Designed to Fit Busy Lives

We offer four online MSW program track options to fit a variety of lifestyles and goals. Students can complete their degree in as few as 16 months.

Advanced Standing

12-month program for BSW graduated

16 month


16-month intensive program

23 month


23-month full-time program

32 month


32-month part-time program

Pursue a Certificate With the MSW

Students can pursue one of two certificate programs to gain the advanced skills needed for careers in specific focus areas:

  • Mental Health Practice
  • Trauma Practice

Preparing Social Work Leaders Online Since 2014

Our online program was developed based on years of research into effective online teaching and learning. On our virtual campus, SocialWork@Simmons students:

explore social work concepts in live, online classes

complete interactive, self-paced coursework

develop skills during virtual and in-person field experiences

build lasting relationships within the Simmons community

Become a champion for justice in your community.

Request information today to learn more about our online MSW program and connect with an admission counselor.

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