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Online MSW Careers

Support the Needs of Diverse, At-Risk Populations with an Online MSW

The world’s problems are becoming more complex. Our graduate program gives you the social work skills you need to make an impact and view issues through a social justice lens.

  • Our balanced curriculum ensures you’re prepared to meet the modern-day challenges of social work.
  • You’ll graduate prepared to support diverse individuals and communities.

What Makes Us Unique

In our CSWE-accredited program, you’ll receive a high-quality education that includes clinical, non-clinical, practical, and theoretical knowledge, preparing you to build an integrated practice and use your passion for ongoing change.

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Pursue In-Demand, Impactful Roles

Clinical Social Worker $51,760 per year1

Substance Abuse Counselor $48,520 per year2

The Growing Field of Social Work Needs Your Expertise

A well-rounded education enables you to pursue a role as a licensed social worker. We support and mentor you every step of the way, so you’re ready to meet the challenges of today’s social work landscape.

University of Montana’s Missoula College Career Services

Academic Advising

Faculty advise students on their careers by building relationships and providing ongoing support.

Collaborative Research

Faculty and students work together on research and practice opportunities, leading to innovations that make a difference.

Field Experience

Our UM field education team supports you at all stages of your field work, including a field orientation ahead of your practicum, a virtual field fair and practicum panels.

Lunch and Learn Sessions

Our lunch and learn sessions ensure that you’re connected to and learn from our extensive, experienced social work network.

What You’ll Learn

  • Utilize social work theory to address community challenges.
  • Develop and analyze policy with a social justice lens.
  • Engage in program evaluation to understand what works and what doesn’t for the clients you serve.
  • Fight against racism and oppression.

Skills Acquired

  • Critical and analytical skills
  • Clinical and micro skills
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Community and organizational macro skills