Master of Social Work
Top-3 New York City University

No GRE Required

NO GRE REQUIRED

In Person or Online

IN-PERSON OR ONLINE

Flexible Schedule

FULL OR PART-TIME

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Program Highlights

Our flexible program prepares you to become a social worker in a variety of settings through practical fieldwork. Advance your career—your way—in this rewarding field.
Six optional specialization certificates
Three advanced practice methods
Individual, family, and community experience
Advocacy, policy, and leadership skills
Earn a CASAC credential at no additional cost
World-class faculty and clinicians who know your name

18%

expected average growth through 2031

51K

related job postings for social workers in NYC metro area

60+

years of experience placing students within our wide network

Financial Aid and Scholarships for a Brighter Future

All applicants are considered for scholarships.

Contact Us

Sammi Melendez

Graduate Admissions Advisor | salmai.melendez@yu.edu | 646.592.4722
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Choose Your Degree Path

Flexibility

Flexibility

60 credits or 30 credits for the Advanced Standing option. In-person or live virtual. Start in the fall or spring, or join a Summer MSW cohort.

Advanced Standing Option

Advanced Standing Option

Complete in as little as 1 year (30 credit hours) if you have a BSW from an accredited institution. 

Accreditation

Accreditation

Our MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 

Choose your career path

Empower empathy and action – one clinical or community case at a time – with the experience you’ll gain at Wurzweiler.

Your future job title

  • Social Worker
  • Case Manager
  • Client Service Coordinator
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Licensed Medical Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Case Planner
  • Residential Manager
Choose your degree path

Where Passion Meets Practice

Alumni Prove the Value of a Wurzweiler Degree

Our graduates secure careers with top organizations and land dream jobs. We’ll help you make the connections that match your drive.

Admission Dates and Deadlines

Jan 31

Rolling Admissions Thereafter

for Summer Fall

January 31, 2022

Jun 01

Classes for Summer Block 1

start in June (date TBA)

June 1, 2022

Jul 01

Classes for Summer Block 2

start in July (date TBA)

July 1, 2022

Sep 01

Classes for Fall

start in early September (date TBA)

September 1, 2022

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Personalized

In our intimate classes, you are in constant dialogue with faculty, guest lecturers, and peers.

Diversity

Study and practice in one of the most diverse cities in the world — New York City.
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Tradition

Tradition

Graduate students at Yeshiva University come from almost every US state and more than 90 countries.

New York City's Destination for Turning Passion into Practice

A Wurzweiler degree puts you ahead of the competition — offering master’s programs in sectors that are defining the care economy.

Learn more about all programs at Wurzweiler:

  • Early Childhood in Special Education (MA)
  • Childhood in Special Education (MA)
  • Social Work (MSW)
  • Social Welfare (PhD)

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