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University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work

Online MSW: Create Positive Change

You’ve always had a passion for people. You’ve seen or experienced the impact of oppression and injustice on the lives of individuals, families and communities. You are eager to gain skills that create social justice. You’ve been contemplating the next step to help shape your future but feel discouraged by the limitations of on-campus curriculum. We are here to help, to mentor and to drive your career forward so you can create positive change. We offer an Online MSW program with a concentration in Mental Health and Trauma. Earn an accredited Master of Social Work degree with the benefits of online learning:

  • Flexible course scheduling
  • Courses taught by the same, experienced faculty as on-campus students
  • Learning management system that promotes an inclusive peer and faculty community

Our curriculum advances your skills while providing field internship opportunities. After two years of intensive coursework, you'll feel confident about your decision- just listen to our graduate testimonials or learn more about the Online MSW curriculum and our talented faculty.

NOTE: GSSW also offers the MSW program at three locations in Colorado, including our main campus in Denver. Visit our main website to learn more about our other MSW programs.

Admissions & Financial Aid

We are interested in your life experiences and the ‘why’ behind your interest. Learn about the admission requirements or apply now. We award merit scholarships depending on your qualifications and previous experience.


Looking for details like the tuition cost per quarter or time commitment expectations? Our FAQ page has all the specifics. We’ve compiled a list of questions and answers that come directly from interested students.

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Need one-on-one communication to help answer your questions? Fill out an inquiry form today and speak to an admission counselor via phone, video chat or receive more information by email.