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Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the Wurzweiler Master of Social Work program is an affordable and rigorous graduate program designed for a student who wishes to enter the field of Social Work. This 60-credit graduate degree will shape your passion for social work through a methods-based curriculum and guide you toward new opportunities to live your purpose in social and clinical casework, social group work and community social administration.

The program features dedicated and exceptionally culturally sensitive professors with years of expertise in the field of social work and the Jewish community. This ensures a program that is practical, rigorous, and appropriate for the frum individual. If social work is in your future, this is the program for you.

The Wurzweiler 60-credit MSW can be earned in just four semesters (16 months). The program is offered entirely online through the WITS/Maalot live-online format. This platform allows us to offer all classes online in a synchronous format where students and professors see, speak, and hear each other in real time.

Wurzweiler’s experienced fieldwork coordinators maintain a vast network of contacts and do their utmost to ensure suitable placements for you. We recognize that the quality of the fieldwork experience is important to you from a professional and hashkafic standpoint, and every effort is expended to locate opportunities for our students that will complement their needs and standards. Students will also benefit from ongoing contact and support from our highly attentive field coordinators.

Degree Facts

  • 4 semesters, 16 months (e.g. Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall)
  • 60 credits
  • 1200 hours of fieldwork
  • Classes offered at convenient times to allow for fieldwork completion
  • Separate cohort for women
  • Location: Live-Online

Financial Aid

Eligible students can receive financial aid in the form of loans through FAFSA to cover the full cost of degree. Additional scholarships are available through private foundations.

Why It Works

  • Ideal for private and group practitioners
  • Multiple career paths
  • Degree conferred by a premier institution in the field of social work.
  • Convenient schedule
  • Separate cohort for women