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Master of Social Work (MSW)

Get the on-campus experience in our face-to-face program. Earn your degree full or part-time and develop a deep understanding of social work values and ethics.

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Credits

60
Credits
Earn your MSW in 2 years if you study full-time
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Costs

$1,050
Per credit
Scholarships and financial aid are available
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Class Size

8-12
Students
Get personalized attention in small class settings
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Location

Wilf and Midtown Campus
Attend classes face-to-face on our NYC campus
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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.

At Wurzweiler you can develop skills in: School Social Work, Trauma Therapy, Creative Arts & Healing, Gerontology & Palliative Care; or Professional Practice in the Jewish Community.


Wurzweiler offers training in Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals & Families, Group Work, & Community Practice. Direct field supervision is provided for each student in field work. Small classes and individualized advisement are standard. An on-site writing center, peer mentoring, and licensing exam preparation are included in our program. Current topics and special seminars are addressed regularly at our lunch-and-learn forums.

The Wurzweiler Difference

Flexibility: Begin your studies in the fall, spring or summer semester. Choose full-time or part-time. Offerings include Traditional and Advanced Standing MSW programs, programs for working professionals, MSW/PhD, MSW/JD, 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.

Client 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.

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.

At Wurzweiler you can develop skills in: School Social Work, Trauma Therapy, Creative Arts & Healing, Gerontology & Palliative Care; or Professional Practice in the Jewish Community.


Wurzweiler offers training in Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals & Families, Group Work, & Community Practice. Direct field supervision is provided for each student in field work. Small classes and individualized advisement are standard. An on-site writing center, peer mentoring, and licensing exam preparation are included in our program. Current topics and special seminars are addressed regularly at our lunch-and-learn forums.

The Wurzweiler Difference

Flexibility: Begin your studies in the fall, spring or summer semester. Choose full-time or part-time. Offerings include Traditional and Advanced Standing MSW programs, programs for working professionals, MSW/PhD, MSW/JD, 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.

Client 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.

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.

At Wurzweiler you can develop skills in: School Social Work, Trauma Therapy, Creative Arts & Healing, Gerontology & Palliative Care; or Professional Practice in the Jewish Community.


Wurzweiler offers training in Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals & Families, Group Work, & Community Practice. Direct field supervision is provided for each student in field work. Small classes and individualized advisement are standard. An on-site writing center, peer mentoring, and licensing exam preparation are included in our program. Current topics and special seminars are addressed regularly at our lunch-and-learn forums.

Flexibility: Begin your studies in the fall, spring or summer semester. Choose full-time or part-time. Offerings include Traditional and Advanced Standing MSW programs, programs for working professionals, MSW/PhD, MSW/JD, 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.

Client 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.

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. They are employed 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

No GRE required

Study full or part-time

Begin classes in fall, spring, or summer

Learn from leaders in the field of social work

Graduate with an MSW from a top 100 university

Admissions Requirements:

  • Complete the online application
  • Write a personal statement on the life experiences that led you to choose the social work profession 
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts
     
Prospective Students

Admissions Requirements:

  • Complete the online application
  • Write a personal statement on the life experiences that led you to choose the social work profession 
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts
     
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