Online Master of Social Work Curriculum

The MSW online curriculum at Regis College has been designed for the working professional with a focus on modern and evolving social work practices. The online MSW Program is also currently in Pre-Candidacy for Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (full details here).

Traditional Generalist Track

Generalist Foundation Year

SW 600Introduction to Social Work
SW 602Human Behavior and Social Environment I
SW 604Diversity & Cross-Cultural Issues
SW 606Social Welfare Policy I
SW 608Human Behavior and Social Environment II

SW 610Clinical Social Work Practice I
SW 612Foundation Field Education Seminar I
SW 614Ways of Knowing: Research I
SW 616Theory & Practice
SW 618Foundation Field Education Seminar II

Specialized Clinical Year

SW 620Advanced Clinical Practice I
SW 622Ethics
SW 624Evaluation of Social Work Practice: Research II
SW 626Social Work & Psychopathology
SW 628Social Policy II

SW 630Spirituality & Social Work
SW 632Integrating Seminar III
SW 634Advanced Clinical Practice II
SW 636Supervision & Administration
SW 638Integrative Seminar IV


Experiential Learning Component

The online MSW program also includes an experiential learning component with a local field placement. Put your newly acquired knowledge to use while familiarizing yourself with the responsibilities and requirements of the social work profession. If you are currently employed in a qualifying role, your workplace can be considered for this requirement (900 hours/Traditional)*.

*Similar to other MSW programs, the Regis MSW curriculum may include up to 1,100 hours of field work to ensure licensure requirements are met.