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Online Master of Social Work

  • Boise State's online MSW ranked #18 in the nation for value
    Recognized for affordability and quality education

    Boise State’s online Master of Social Work program recently was ranked No. 18 in the nation for its affordability and quality education by the independent SR Education Group. Read more about the rankings

Overview

Boise State’s College of Health Sciences offers – fully online – a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree designed to prepare students for advanced social work practice with individuals and families. All classes are offered online. Students learn clinical, organizational, and policy skills necessary for promoting social justice and equality, and enhancing the quality of life for all people.

Advanced Program Track Available

Applicants who have graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE (Council of Social Work Education) accredited school within the last 5 years are eligible to apply for the Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program, as are applicants that have graduated within the last 10 years but also have significant post-BSW social work practice experience. Applicants who do not meet these criteria are encouraged to apply for the full Master of Social Work program.


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We Bring the Blue to You

Boise State Online Imaging Sciences students can be found across the nation. To view an interactive map, select the image or this link.

Map of online Boise State Social Work students


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Personal Student Support for all your Academic, Career, and Technical Needs

  • Tutoring, Workshops, and Writing Consultations

    academic-supportThe Advising and Academic Support Center (AASC) provides academic support for students including online tutoring, academic coaching, and success workshops. The Boise State Writing Center provides online consultations for students who want feedback on their writing assignments.
  • Accessible course content and services

    educational-accessWe design all our courses to meet current accessibility standards. However, if you need an additional accommodation to fully participate in online courses or programs at Boise State University, the Educational Access Center is here to support you. You can request services online and an Educational Access Specialist will work with you and your program to provide the necessary support for you to be successful.
  • Career Planning and Job Search

    career-centerThe Career Center is your resource for applying for an internship, planning for your career, searching for a job, or preparing for graduate school. You can even schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Counselor. To learn more, visit the Virtual Career Center.
  • Research, Citations, Tutorials, Inter-library Loan

    library-servicesThe Albertsons Library at Boise State is a wealth of knowledge and resources you can use throughout your academic career. You will find resources to aid in your research, properly cite your sources, how-to videos, and a variety of tools you can access from a distance.
  • myBoiseState, Google Apps, Blackboard, Passwords

    tech-supportThe Office of Information Technology at Boise State provides support for a variety of systems including myBoiseState, Google Apps, and Blackboard. Students can also download software like Microsoft Office, review online tutorials, and contact tech support. For more details see OIT Services for Students.
  • Proctored exams from a distance

    proctored-examsSome programs and courses may require one or more proctored exams. Proctoring promotes academic fairness and ensures both the integrity and credibility of online courses and programs. The Testing Center can assist in locating and scheduling a proctored exam with an approved proctor.
  • GI Bill, Academic Services, Support

    veteran-servicesIf you are an active, transitioning, or veteran member of the military, the staff in Veteran Services are here to serve you. Veteran Services is your source for information and procedures relevant to all education benefits provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Let us help you take that next step!

Boise State Online – We bring the BLUE to YOU!
(208) 426-5921
mswonline@boisestate.edu