Why choose Regis for your online Master of Social Work?

The online MSW is offered through the Regis College School of Health Sciences and has been designed for those interested in beginning a new career in social work or growing in their current role.


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3 start times
a year

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Apply with
no GRE

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Complete in 4 to 8 semesters

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A requirement for the
licensure exam*

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Advanced and Traditional Tracks


The MSW program at Regis College prepares students to become an integral part of the social service delivery system and practice as advanced clinical social workers employing evidence-based models for individuals, families, and groups.

You can help someone change their world.

Social workers play an increasingly important role in communities, providing essential support in schools, hospitals, local government, social agencies, and more. Choosing the online Master of Social Work (MSW) with a clinical specialization from Regis can set you on a path toward a rewarding future, whether you are currently in the field or considering a career change.


Two Tracks for Earning your MSW

Our online Master of Social Work program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree from a variety of backgrounds. Specialize in clinical social work in the track that suits your needs:

Traditional TrackAdvanced Standing Track
  • For students with a non-BSW background
  • 60 credits
  • Generalist year followed by a clinical year
  • For students with a BSW
  • 30 credits
  • Graduate in as few as 16 months


Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The MSW program is currently in 2nd year candidacy for accreditation with the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

*Because each state has its own regulations and requirements that are always evolving, it is critical to contact your state’s licensing board for current information on licensure.