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Master of Social Work, MSW Degree

Our Master of Social Work (MSW) program prepares students for impactful career as social workers. Take online classes, join our Live Virtual Classroom or attend our campus in NYC. Turn your passion into purpose with Wurzweiler.

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Accelerated

Advanced Standing Option
Complete in as little as 1 year (30 cr.) if you have a BSW or in as little as 2 years (60 cr.)
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Flexible

NYC campus, Live Virtual Classroom, Online
Start in the fall or spring, or join a Summer MSW cohort
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Focused

Six Optional MSW Certificates
Gerontology, Child Welfare, Creative Arts and more
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Joint MSW with

CASAC
Two outstanding credentials at no additional cost
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A leader in social work education since 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work is consistently rated among the top MSW programs in the nation and attracts students from across the globe. We are devoted to the success of each and every one of those students and, ultimately, to the value of repairing the world.

Choose your pathway to earning your MSW

 

Traditional or Advanced Standing: complete your MSW in in as little as one year (30 credits) if you earned your bachelor in social work from an accredited institution or take 60 credits throughout two or more years — part-time or full-time.

Three platforms: in-person at our Wilf Campus in uptown New York City, in real time through our Live Virtual Classroom, or at your own time with our asynchronous online program.

Three advanced practice methods: choose clinical for one-on-one work with individuals and families, group work, or community practice where you develop advanced skills for advocacy, policy and leadership within communities and organizations.

Seven areas of study: earn your CASAC credential while pursing your MSW at no additional cost or choose from one of our six optional MSW Program Certificates.

Field work: building skills for repairing the world one person at a time and supporting caring families, groups, and communities where everyone thrives is central to the field work experience. More than 600 placement sites in the Greater New York Area, and throughout the U.S., Canada, and Israel assure you will gain the experience you seek.

The Wurzweiler Difference

Flexibility: three entry terms, part-time or full time, traditional and Advanced Standing, MSW/PhD, MSW/Clergy and PhD programs.

Individualized: You will be assigned a faculty advisor to guide you through academic studies, mentor your career growth, oversee and assess your field experience, and help build your professional confidence.

Personal Attention: Classes are intimate and encourage close interaction with faculty, guest lecturers and peers. An on site writing center for Wurzweiler students is available at no additional cost.

Ethics: Founded on a profound respect for individual beliefs and Jewish social philosophy, Wurzweiler fosters tolerance and trains you to support the spiritual and emotional needs of clients.

World-Renowned Educational Experience: Students and faculty come from around the globe and all walks of life, enriching your learning experience. Field placements are available across the US, in Canada, Israel and other countries.

Full Program Breakdown

A leader in social work education since 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work is consistently rated among the top MSW programs in the nation and attracts students from across the globe. We are devoted to the success of each and every one of those students and, ultimately, to the value of repairing the world.

Choose your pathway to earning your MSW

 

Traditional or Advanced Standing: complete your MSW in in as little as one year (30 credits) if you earned your bachelor in social work from an accredited institution or take 60 credits throughout two or more years — part-time or full-time.

Three platforms: in-person at our Wilf Campus in uptown New York City, in real time through our Live Virtual Classroom, or at your own time with our asynchronous online program.

Three advanced practice methods: choose clinical for one-on-one work with individuals and families, group work, or community practice where you develop advanced skills for advocacy, policy and leadership within communities and organizations.

Seven areas of study: earn your CASAC credential while pursing your MSW at no additional cost or choose from one of our six optional MSW Program Certificates.

Field work: building skills for repairing the world one person at a time and supporting caring families, groups, and communities where everyone thrives is central to the field work experience. More than 600 placement sites in the Greater New York Area, and throughout the U.S., Canada, and Israel assure you will gain the experience you seek.

The Wurzweiler Difference

Flexibility: three entry terms, part-time or full time, traditional and Advanced Standing, MSW/PhD, MSW/Clergy and PhD programs.

Individualized: You will be assigned a faculty advisor to guide you through academic studies, mentor your career growth, oversee and assess your field experience, and help build your professional confidence.

Personal Attention: Classes are intimate and encourage close interaction with faculty, guest lecturers and peers. An on site writing center for Wurzweiler students is available at no additional cost.

Ethics: Founded on a profound respect for individual beliefs and Jewish social philosophy, Wurzweiler fosters tolerance and trains you to support the spiritual and emotional needs of clients.

World-Renowned Educational Experience: Students and faculty come from around the globe and all walks of life, enriching your learning experience. Field placements are available across the US, in Canada, Israel and other countries.

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A leader in social work education since 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work is consistently rated among the top MSW programs in the nation and attracts students from across the globe. We are devoted to the success of each and every one of those students and, ultimately, to the value of repairing the world.

Choose your pathway to earning your MSW

 

Traditional or Advanced Standing: complete your MSW in in as little as one year (30 credits) if you earned your bachelor in social work from an accredited institution or take 60 credits throughout two or more years — part-time or full-time.

Three platforms: in-person at our Wilf Campus in uptown New York City, in real time through our Live Virtual Classroom, or at your own time with our asynchronous online program.

Three advanced practice methods: choose clinical for one-on-one work with individuals and families, group work, or community practice where you develop advanced skills for advocacy, policy and leadership within communities and organizations.

Seven areas of study: earn your CASAC credential while pursing your MSW at no additional cost or choose from one of our six optional MSW Program Certificates.

Field work: building skills for repairing the world one person at a time and supporting caring families, groups, and communities where everyone thrives is central to the field work experience. More than 600 placement sites in the Greater New York Area, and throughout the U.S., Canada, and Israel assure you will gain the experience you seek.

Flexibility: three entry terms, part-time or full time, traditional and Advanced Standing, MSW/PhD, MSW/Clergy and PhD programs.

Individualized: You will be assigned a faculty advisor to guide you through academic studies, mentor your career growth, oversee and assess your field experience, and help build your professional confidence.

Personal Attention: Classes are intimate and encourage close interaction with faculty, guest lecturers and peers. An on site writing center for Wurzweiler students is available at no additional cost.

Ethics: Founded on a profound respect for individual beliefs and Jewish social philosophy, Wurzweiler fosters tolerance and trains you to support the spiritual and emotional needs of clients.

World-Renowned Educational Experience: Students and faculty come from around the globe and all walks of life, enriching your learning experience. Field placements are available across the US, in Canada, Israel and other countries.

Turn Your Passion Into a Career

Our alumni are clinicians, agency directors and managers, researchers, social work professors, administrators, deans and legislators. Graduating from a top ranked New York City university with extensive network assures best placements and above average salary for masters in social work. Our graduates hold MSW jobs in every sector of social services — from neighborhood agencies to the federal government — and are committed to improving the lives of vulnerable populations throughout the world.

At a Glance

 

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and ranked top 100 university

No GRE required in our simplified application process and you are automatically considered for scholarships

Full-time or part-time options for Advanced Standing or traditional students on campus in NYC or via our Live Virtual Classroom

100% online student experience allows flexible programming options for busy lives

Optional CASAC credentialing program as part of your MSW and six Program Certificates

Entry terms — apply for fall, spring, or choose one of our Summer MSW cohorts   

Three advanced practice methods — clinical work with individuals and families, group work or community practice where you build skills for advocacy, policy and leadership

Personal attention from faculty who are leaders in the field of social work

 

Admissions

Visit our admissions webpage. You will find information on: upcoming deadlines and webinars, application requirements, and admissions points of contact. 

Sign up for an upcoming
MSW Information Session Webinar (TBA)

 

Offered Curriculum Layouts

Summer Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

Fall Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

Spring Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

 

Academic Material for MSW:

Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes:

Program Plans: Road Maps
Full Time Spring Start
Advanced Standing Full Time Spring Start


Student Forms:

Contact:

Leslie Glass, MSW, LCSW
Student Support Services
Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Yeshiva University
2495 Amsterdam Avenue, 9th Fl., New York, NY 10033
646-592-6814
www.yu.edu/wurzweiler

Prospective Students

Admissions

Visit our admissions webpage. You will find information on: upcoming deadlines and webinars, application requirements, and admissions points of contact. 

Sign up for an upcoming
MSW Information Session Webinar (TBA)

 

Offered Curriculum Layouts

Summer Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

Fall Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

Spring Offerings

For Advanced Standing: Applicants with a bachelor of social work from a CSWE or CASWE-ACFTS school

 

Current Students

Academic Material for MSW:

Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes:

Program Plans: Road Maps
Full Time Spring Start
Advanced Standing Full Time Spring Start


Student Forms:

Contact:

Leslie Glass, MSW, LCSW
Student Support Services
Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Yeshiva University
2495 Amsterdam Avenue, 9th Fl., New York, NY 10033
646-592-6814
www.yu.edu/wurzweiler

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