The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Aurora University Online provides you with a foundation in generalist clinical social work practice and specialized study. You can benefit from 1,050 hours of field instruction and customize the program to meet your career goals by choosing a track in Faith-Based Social Work, Forensics, Health Care, Leadership Administration and School Social Work.
Instructors in the MSW dual programs use open education resources (OER) in place of traditional textbooks for some courses. This means digital, openly licensed content is available free of charge to students.
The online MSW program offers a thorough overview of social work policy, practice and clinical knowledge and application. You also have the option to pursue one of our dual MSW degrees, the MSW/MBA or the MSW/Master of Public Administration (MPA).
Begin your journey today with our premier-clinical, CSWE-accredited social work program.
When you choose an online program at Aurora University, you can take advantage of:
» Experienced faculty
» A tradition of values-based education
» Convenience and flexibility
The MSW program is also offered on the Aurora and Woodstock, Illinois campuses.
The Higher Learning Commission accredits Aurora University at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
Our education department is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
The Aurora University BSW and MSW social work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Aurora University Online has a strong tradition of serving students with a quality education that is rooted in the foundational principles of academic excellence. Faculty members are experienced in their field of study and are accessible to online students for support. Our degree programs are designed around quality curriculum to help you succeed in your career.
Accessible and Convenient
Higher education is now more accessible with Aurora University Online. Earn your degree and benefit from our convenient and flexible learning platform that puts a degree at your fingertips.
Aurora University Online strives to make college affordable for our students. Financial aid is available for qualifying students and can help reduce and limit the out-of-pocket expenses associated with a college degree. Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA before enrolling in an online degree program to assess your eligibility for financial aid.