Master of Social Work (MSW)

The MSW programs of the Boston University School of Social Work are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. We offer Charles River Campus programs (full-time, part-time, and advanced standing); off-campus part-time programs; a part-time hybrid program; and a part-time online program.

Learning Outcomes for MSW Program

Students will become competent in the following areas:

  • Demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
  • Engaging diversity and difference in practice.
  • Advancing human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.
  • Engaging in practice-informed research and research-informed practice.
  • Engaging in policy practice.
  • Engaging with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Assessing individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Intervening with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Practicing evaluation with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.