This clinical Master of Social Work (MSW) program paves your path to clinical practice and gives you the advanced knowledge and experience you need to fill professional roles that reach more people at a deeper level. When you attend the online MSW program at The Catholic University of America’s (CUA) National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), you’ll be prepared pass your Licensed Graduate Social Work exam, the first step toward clinical social work licensure.
Our Advanced Standing option is offered in consideation of your previous education and experience. If you qualify, you’ll focus solely on the advanced curriculum and shorten the length of time it takes to obtain your MSW degree.
Students from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds choose CUA for its dedication to excellence in social work, and to join a legacy of professionals who answer a higher calling to help others in service to their church, community, and world. At CUA, you’ll learn alongside peers who hold similar values at home and at work, connect with mentors who lead you on your personal path of success, and bond with allies who support you in your educational journey.
Graduates are prepared to handle all aspects of clinical practice for individuals, families, couples, and groups while understanding policy and social services, community development, and administration.
Healthcare, substance abuse, and marriage and family social workers are projected to enjoy a 19 percent career-growth rate through 2024.
1. From the BLS.gov
Substance Abuse: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes211023.htm
Marriage and Family: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/social-workers.htm