Master of Social Work Overview

A Vital Force in Social Work Education

The University of Southern California consistently ranks among the nation's top accredited social work graduate programs in U.S. News & World Report. Our Master of Social Work program is recognized as one of the best for preparing clinical social workers, with alumni equally successful in policy practice, advocacy and program administration.

How the MSW@USC Works

Now the MSW degree is available nationally through our Virtual Academic Center as the MSW@USC, which offers web-based learning and traditional field internships in students’ local communities.