School of Social Work

The School of Social Work focuses on improving the health and well-being of people in Missouri, the nation, and the global community through education, research, and service.

Missouri State’s School of Social Work values diversity, promotes interprofessional approaches, instills the public affairs mission, and encourages the development of lifelong learning skills.


Bachelor of Social Work

Engage with local and global communities who are committed to providing basic needs and enhancing human well-being.

Master of Social Work

Become an independent practitioner, developer or coordinator of policy and research in promoting social justice.


Coming soon: Get your social work degree online

Distance programs are in the works for our bachelor's and master's degrees. Pending accreditation approval, we will launch an online option for each degree in the semesters below:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW): Fall 2021
  • Master of Social Work (MSW): Summer/Fall 2020

Immersive academics

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