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University of Montana Online

At the University of Montana, you’re encouraged to think critically, live ethically and explore creatively. Whatever your goals, University faculty are ready to help you realize them while gaining the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a complex and ever-changing world. We know the future belongs to those who can continually reinvent themselves, so we give you the tools to adapt to change throughout your life and career.

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As an online student, you can succeed on your terms. Our online degree puts flexibility at the forefront, meaning you can grow personally and professionally while maintaining your responsibilities.

Online MSW

Gain the clinical skills and social justice focus you need to make a difference in social work. Graduate in 2–3 years ready to pursue licensure.

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as a best Social Work School by U.S. News and World Report


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Why the University of Montana?

An education from UM makes you future-proof. We know the world is complex, and you need forward-thinking skills to navigate it. We are optimistic about our ability to create a UM of tomorrow that fosters inclusive prosperity, expands the boundaries of human knowledge and sustains American democracy.

We connect you with diverse faculty and students from all over the world in your classes. In our online programs, you’ll work with classmates and professors with varying perspectives and experiences. The University of Montana values leadership, engagement, diversity and sustainability.

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Online Learning at UM

As an online student at the University of Montana, you can earn a high-quality, life-changing education on your schedule. Our online courses build community and give you a chance to network, building connections that last a lifetime. We ensure you will get what you need to achieve your dreams and balance your responsibilities.

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An Engaged Team Dedicated to Your Growth

Our caring team takes preparing students for an evolving world seriously. They’re available to you as mentors and guides as you enter the next stage of your education. Your goals are their goals, and they’ll work with you to ensure you graduate prepared to address the modern-day and future issues head-on.

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