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Master of Social Work

Our Master of Social Work degree program (MSW) was established in 1991 and accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The MSW program in Boise State’s School of Social Work is ranked #1 in the country for Grad Program Value according to former students (see


The School of Social Work at Boise State University offers both Regular MSW Program and Advanced Standing MSW Programs. The Advanced Standing Programs are designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an undergraduate social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Regular MSW Program is for students with baccalaureate degrees in other disciplines.

In Boise the Regular MSW Program requires two years of study. The Boise Advanced Standing MSW may be completed in one year of full-time study.