Master of Social Work Program

Let Us Help You Help the World

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the University of Memphis offers two specializations:

  • Advanced Practice with Children, Youth, & Families
  • Advanced Practice with Adults & Families

Students  have the luxury of flexible study options to accommodate full and part-time coursework, as well as distance learning.

Read more about our specializations and study tracks >

Learn more about the 100% online Master of Social Work Advanced Standing Program through UofM Global >

Prospective Students

If you are interested in attending the University of Memphis MSW Program, we have a number of ways you can learn more about us:

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MSW Information Sessions

The School of Social Work presents Information Sessions each fall and spring semester. Individuals interested in pursuing a Master's Degree in Social Work are encouraged to attend a session to learn about the career field, academic tracks, and internship placements.

Students can email the MSW admissions coordinator Katie Norwood (kknrwood@memphis.edu) and she will provide more details about the session.
Our MSW admissions coordinator is also available to answer questions, discuss professional goals and walk you through the application process

MSW Program Mission

The mission of the Master of Social Work program is to educate advanced professional social workers for practice with at-risk populations. The Master of Social Work program is dedicated to (a) educating social workers with knowledge, values, and skills for evidence-based practice, (b) advancing the knowledge base of the social work profession and (c) providing regional leadership in the development and implementation of policies, programs, and services for at-risk populations.