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Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU School of Social Work, Distance Learning

Students enrolled in online education

Why apply?

  1. Four-year, part-time program: hybrid format with courses primarily online and timed to fit into your lifestyle
  2. Affordable
  3. Accessible
  4. Field placements throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area
  5. New Social Work Title Protection law in Virginia means the market will demand professionals with the M.S.W. degree

Ranked among the nation’s leading social work programs by U.S. News & World Report, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work now provides the opportunity to earn your Master of Social Work through our distance education program. We have nearly a century of experience in preparing the world’s social workers.

  • Complete the same curriculum as our campus-based M.S.W. program.
  • Accelerate your career with the highest quality social work education.
  • Join a growing profession.
  • Gain practical experience through field placements in the best agencies and organizations throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

For questions about the application process, please fill out our inquiry form.

Apply now
Fall 2015 applications due by Feb. 1, 2015