Why choose Regis for your online Master of Social Work?

Our 100% online MSW is offered through the Regis College School of Health Sciences and has been designed for those interested in beginning a new career in social work or growing in their current role.


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Accredited by CSWE

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3 start times
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Apply with
no GRE

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Complete in 4 to 8 semesters

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Convenient & flexible program

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Advanced and Traditional Tracks


The MSW program at Regis College prepares students to become an integral part of the social service delivery system and practice as advanced clinical social workers employing evidence-based models for individuals, families, and groups.

*Because each state has its own regulations and requirements that are always evolving, it is critical to contact your state’s licensing board for current information on licensure.

Online Master of Social Work (MSW)

Social workers serve on the front lines creating change for individuals and communities. The 100% online Master of Social Work from Regis College can help put you in a position to impact the future of countless people, fight for social change and policy reform, and achieve your goal of promoting the greater good.

Two Tracks for Earning your MSW

Our online Master of Social Work program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree from a variety of backgrounds. The online MSW is a part-time program at Regis College where you will specialize in clinical social work via one of our two tracks:

Traditional TrackAdvanced Standing Track
  • For students with a non-BSW background
  • 60 credits
  • Graduate in as few as 32 months
  • For students with a BSW
  • 30 credits
  • Graduate in as few as 16 months


*Students following the course carousel will be registered for an average of 6 -9 credit hours per semester. Please note that students must be registered for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester in order to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid.


Min. Length: 32 Months (Traditional); 16 Months (Advanced)
Total Credits: 60 (Traditional); 30 (Advanced)

Application Deadlines:

Fall: July 19, 2021

Upcoming Start Dates:

Fall: August 30, 2021

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MSW Blog

View articles and other resources related to the program and the social work industry.

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Why Become a Social Worker?

Read our interviews with the MSW faculty and find out why they chose to become social workers, their favorite things about the profession, and more.

Read our Faculty Interviews

Curriculum Details

Our online MSW curriculum is offered in a Traditional 60-credit track, as well as an Advanced Standing 30-credit track for students who already have a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Our curriculum specializes in clinical social work practice.

  • Graduate with strong clinical social work skills
  • Learn how to work with individuals, families, and groups
  • Prepare to sit the LCSW exam
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Regis College is pleased to announce that our MSW program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

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Our Community

We are a student-centered MSW program. In our online environment, our students have many opportunities to get involved and work collaboratively to form a strong network of students and faculty.

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Hear what our students are saying:

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“The faculty is great, instructors are great, the design of the program is great. This program isn’t just an educational program, it is a family. Rest assured you will get the most out of your education and develop skills you didn’t even know you had.”

– Lesley Ayala, Online MSW student

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 Meet the MSW Faculty

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Watch the MSW faculty talk about what they love about social work, their advice for aspiring social workers, and why they think you should choose Regis College for your MSW.

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Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).


The MSW program has been granted accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

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Ways to save on your tuition

Employee Discounts

Regis Partner Employees and their spouses can receive a discount on their tuition. Find out if your employer is a partner.

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Federal & Military Discounts

Federal government employees as well as active and reserve military and veterans and their spouses are eligible for a 15% discount on tuition. Find out more.

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Alumni Discounts

Regis Alumni who have received a previous degree from Regis are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition. Speak to an advisor for more information.

Regis discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship offered by Regis. Some exceptions may apply.


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About Regis

Founded in 1927 on the core values of gracious hospitality, love, and service, Regis College has woven those values into our master’s of social work program. As a leader in education, we are dedicated to offering programs with a holistic benefit, designed for the future of the field, and through which we inspire our students to become change agents, leaders, and advocates.

Through cutting-edge coursework, industry-active faculty members, and an array of majors and graduate programs, Regis has been able to positively impact the educational community, health services landscape, and personal lives of students nationwide.

When you choose Regis, you join a closely knit community with big university benefits. As a Regis student, you can build a solid foundation, lasting professional connections, and the specialized expertise to expand your skills and perspectives. Prepare to enter the workplace confidently with an education of the highest standard.


Our Mission

Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.


Let’s move forward.

Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path no matter your education level. Fill out the form to learn more about our program options or get started on your application today.