Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Degree

A graduate-level social work program that works with your schedule.

The standard master’s level program at the Adelphi University School of Social Work leads to an M.S.W. and takes two years of full-time study. However, there are several other options for completing the M.S.W. degree. While many students take courses on a part-time basis, the sequencing of the courses and requirements is universal for all programs.

Our Master of Social Work programs are listed below. For any program, you must complete requirements within four years of matriculation. You also need to fulfill residency requirements by enrolling in 10 or more credits for two successive semesters.

» Download the M.S.W. Student Handbook

New Part-Time Hybrid M.S.W.

Our newest program offering is a low-residency, innovative and user-friendly alternative to distance-learning degree programs and traditional on-campus classes.

Full-Time Two-Year M.S.W. Program

The course plan is just the beginning.

» See Two-Year M.S.W. plan of study

One-Year Residency M.S.W. Program

An accelerated program for working students

» See One-Year Residency M.S.W. plan of study

Spring Start 16-Month Full-Time M.S.W. Program

Take courses over the summer to accelerate your program.

» See 16-Month M.S.W. plan of study

Part-Time M.S.W. Program

Complete a degree during evenings and weekends.

» See Part-Time M.S.W. plan of study

B.S.W.-M.S.W. Advanced Standing Program

An M.S.W. in only one year

» See B.S.W.-M.S.W. plan of study

Bilingual School of Social Work Program

An M.S.W. and a certificate in bilingual school social work

» See Bilingual M.S.W. plan of study



For further information, please contact:

Office of Graduate Admissions
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