Degrees We Offer

The Columbia School of Social Work offers a CSWE-accredited Master's of Social Work (MSW) and a Doctor of Philosphy (PhD) in Social Work.  We also offer opportunities for licensed Social Workers to earn Continuing Education credits. 

The Columbia School of Social Work aims to educate, support and embolden the next generation of devoted and passionate Social Workers.  The faculty is comprised of some of the discipline's most leading and distinguished professionals still forging a pathway, still practicing and advocating for a more diverse, equal and inclusive environment. 


Explore the Programs

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MSW Program

Find out more about the requirements to earn your Master of Social work from Columbia University.

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Online MSW Program

Want to earn an MSW from Columbia University without moving to New York City? Our online leanring platform may be for you.

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PhD Program

Interested in working in academe and research or in becoming a high-level social work administrator? Learn about our doctoral program. 

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Continuing Education

Stay up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques in the social work profession by participating in workshops that offer CE credits. 

All Campus and Columbia University Partner to Support Online Master of Science in Social Work Program

Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW) launched its award-winning online Master of Science in Social Work (MSW) program in 2015 and has graduated hundreds of students across the United States. To ensure that we reach even more eligible candidates for this program, CSSW has partnered with All Campus on marketing and student recruitment efforts.

All Campus partners with leading, traditional higher education institutions to support students during the application process and grow online enrollment, including programs at Vanderbilt University, Boston University, and Teachers College at Columbia University. They will assist us with market research, outreach, and other consulting services to ensure the program reaches talented future social workers. The result will be a social work education made more accessible to an increasingly talented and diverse student population.

CSSW retains full control of all curriculum, instruction, and admissions decisions, as well as Field Education for all students through field locations the School has identified across the nation.