Be the Difference You Envision

With a Master of Social Work

Lead through Compassion

Empowering those who need it most is a matter of applying the right knowledge. CSUN is where you’ll earn it. We give you the power to enhance social services and improve the conditions of diverse communities.

Convenient Online Format

Students can attend weekly online sessions live or watch the recording later at a more convenient time. 

Guaranteed Enrollment

With guaranteed enrollment in all courses, you can count on achieving our industry-leading graduation rates of 90 percent or higher.

Field Education

Our curriculum features fieldwork and assignments with immediate real-world application so that participants don’t have to wait to put the program’s methods and principles into practice.

Two-and Three-year Online Options

  • Two-year option - features an intensive curriculum to help students complete their degrees and quickly enter the field. Applications open October 2019. Classes begin August 2020.
  • Three-year option - features the same great curriculum at a less intensive pace. Currently accepting applications. Classes begin January 2020.


Financial Aid: If admitted to this program you may be eligible for Financial Aid. For more information, please visit the Financial Aid page.

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About the Program

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at CSUN is offered in collaboration with the Department of Social Work and prepares working professionals to address the needs of urban families and neighborhoods and enhance social services to individuals. This program will equip you to improve quality of life and enhance educational and employment opportunities.


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