Why choose Regis for your online Master of Social Work?

Our 100% 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

4 to 8 semesters

Complete in 4 to 8 semesters

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A requirement for the
licensure exam*

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.

*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.

Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

Social workers serve on the front lines creating change for individuals and communities. The 100% online Master of Social Work from Regis College can help put you in a position to impact the future of countless people, fight for social change and policy reform, and achieve your goal of promoting the greater good.

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


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Curriculum Details

Our online MSW curriculum is offered in a Traditional 60-credit track, as well as an Advanced Standing 30-credit track for students who already have a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Our curriculum specializes in clinical social work practice.

  • Graduate with strong clinical social work skills
  • Learn how to work with individuals, families, and groups
  • Prepare to sit the LCSW exam
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Regis College is pleased to announce that our MSW program has been granted
Candidacy status with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

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CSWE Candidacy »

I would absolutely recommend the Regis program to anyone looking to obtain their MSW.  The professors have been outstanding, helpful and extremely knowledgeable.  I am learning so much about my career field and still able to maintain a job and my family/social life as well. The staff is so supportive and encouraging… If you are searching for the right program, search no more because Regis is where it’s at!

– Anne MacNeal, Online MSW student


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 candidacy for accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

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About Regis

As a leader in education, Regis is dedicated to offering programs with a holistic view of health services that are designed for the future of the field. Through cutting-edge coursework, industry-active faculty members, and an array of majors and graduate programs, Regis has been able to positively impact the educational community, health services landscape, and personal lives of students nationwide.

When you choose Regis, you join a closely knit community with big university benefits. As a Regis student, you can build a solid foundation, lasting professional connections, and the specialized expertise to expand your skills and perspectives. Prepare to enter the workplace confidently with an education of the highest standard.

Let’s move forward.

Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path no matter your education level. Fill out the form to learn more about our program options or get started on your application today.