Empowering You to Empower Others

With an online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Keuka College and your license as a clinical social worker, you can address the growing need in our society for mental health services and improve the lives of people in your community.

Our online MSW degree program focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness, as well as emotional and other behavioral disturbances. The traditional track of this program is for students without a social work degree looking to change careers. Upon graduation, you will be fully prepared to pursue licensure as a clinical social worker, allowing you to serve as a mental health provider and accept insurance referrals.

In addition to gaining clinical mental health treatment skills, you will benefit from versatile social work knowledge that translates to a range of generalist roles and leadership positions within organizations. As a graduate of the program, you will be prepared to work in a variety of fields, including mental health, addiction and substance abuse, family and youth services, community outreach, and more. 

Our online MSW program is led by licensed social work practitioners who are actively practicing in the field. Through experiential learning and coursework that blends theory with practical application, this clinical-focused degree approaches mental health services through the lens of ethical and social issues, bringing a deep and meaningful perspective to your future practice.

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Keuka College Online


  • Approx Program Length
    18 Months
  • Clinical Placement Services
    Provided by a Dedicated Specialist
  • Hidden Fees
    None

Average Competitor


  • Approx Program Length
    26 Months
  • Clinical Placement Services
    Not Included
  • Hidden Fees
    $300+

Program Features


  • Program Length
    3 years
  • Credit Hours
    60
  • Field Hours
    900

Clinically Focused MSW


  • Enjoy a fulfilling career and meet a crucial need in society
  • Benefit from experiential learning and field placement services
  • Learn in an engaged, active, and relationship-focused program
     

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Online Delivery

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Field Placement Services

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Student Support

Field Placement and Student Support Services

Our dedicated field placement team works with you to find sites in your local community to achieve the 900 hours of real-world, hands-on experience required to graduate. Your Field Placement Coordinator will discuss your goals and interests to find the right fit for your field education placement site. This service is included in the program cost and allows you more time to focus on your coursework. Our online students receive the same support as if they were on campus. Your dedicated Student Success Advisor guides you throughout your Keuka College online learning experience from enrollment to graduation.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Grade C or better in writing, statistics, and human biology courses
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • 1 Essay
  • GRE is not required