Social Work Careers

Your Master of Social Work degree prepares you to advocate for and empower individuals, to promote social justice and equality and to make the world a better place for all people.

Social Work Occupation Outlook

Possible Careers

  • Child, Family and School Social Worker
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Worker

Projected New Jobs

109,700 new jobs or 16% growth in this field from 2016-2026

Median Salary

$46,890 annually or $22.54 hourly

Upon graduation, every MSW Online student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice
  • Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice
  • Engage in policy practice
  • Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities