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Online Master of Social Work

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Earn An Accredited, Nationally Ranked MSW

Classes start January 15, 2024

Apply by October 16, 2023

Discover LSU’s World-Class Online Degrees

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No GRE required for admission.

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Gain valuable real-world experience for your career with our internship opportunities.

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Ranked by as one of the Top 15 Best Online MSW programs in the nation

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Students without a BSW can finish in less than 2 years, or as few as 9 to 12 months for those in our advanced standing program.

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Our MSW meets the high standards of the Council on Social Work Education.

LSU Online’s Master of Social Work is highly ranked by many organizations, including,, and US News and World Report. Accelerate your career with coursework available 100% online and an internship in your geographic area through this CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work from LSU.

Create a Better Future for Yourself and People in Need

The online Master of Social Work from LSU blends the flexibility of online education with real-world professional benefits. This degree is ideal for students who seek to tackle sensitive social issues and help people improve their lives. The MSW program covers fundamental issues in social work theory, including topics like child welfare, diversity and oppression, and substance abuse treatment. Place-based internship opportunities enable students to gain relevant field experience. Graduates will be prepared to become ethical, thoughtful social workers who make positive changes in their local communities and beyond.

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Talk to an Enrollment Coach

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Our Enrollment Coaches are happy to answer any questions you have about LSU Online programs. We serve as your liaison from application to graduation. Let us help you take the first step toward advancing your educational goals.

LSU Online & Continuing Education offers more than 100 online degrees and certificates that stack together to help advance your career.

Degrees Designed for Working Professionals

“Students can earn their online Master of Social Work with minimal disruption to their daily life.”