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Welcome to the University of Kentucky Online MSW

For more than 80 years, the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Social Work has been at the forefront of social work education. Through our commitment to research and scholarship, exemplary teaching, and vital community engagement, we develop social work leaders dedicated to making an impact on the lives of those they serve.

For more than 80 years, the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Social Work has been at the forefront of social work education. Through our commitment to research and scholarship, exemplary teaching, and vital community engagement, we develop social work leaders dedicated to making an impact on the lives of those they serve.

Online M S W at University of Kentucky

Through UK’s CSWE-accredited online Master of Social Work, you will build on your passion for helping others as you learn to provide innovative, effective support to diverse communities. Gain the skills to connect with people as you assess the need for, implement, and evaluate the results of interventions. Graduate ready to make a difference at any scale—from individual service to entire systems.

To ensure our graduates are fully prepared for career success upon graduation, we also offer a selection of social work certificates. Students may choose from the Clinical Social Work Practice Certificate, Substance Use Disorder Certificate, or an Individualized Plan of Study to gain career-specific expertise while completing the online MSW program.

Quick Facts

100%

Online
On-Your-Time Learning to Fit Your Schedule

80+

Years
Meeting the Highest Standards for Social Work Education

3

National Diversity Awards
including Diversity Champion and Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly college

Online Learning

Gain access to the same rigorous educational experience as on-campus students with the added flexibility and convenience of online courses. Learn how UK can help you take the next step in your career.

Our Legacy

As the country emerged from the Great Depression in the 1930s, the University of Kentucky created the Department of Social Work to help prepare professionals to meet the needs of new social welfare programs throughout the country. Today, more than 6,000 social work alumni serve individuals, families, and communities around the globe.

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