Online MSW Program
Welcome to Fordham's MSW Online Program
Dale Lindquist, LCSW, D.Min.
Director, Online MSW Program
Fordham's Online Master of Social Work Program ranked #1 Online MSW Program by BestSchools.org, accepts traditional and advanced standing students. The Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University, nationally ranked #11 by U.S. News & World Report in social work, has been advancing human rights and social justice since 1916 and our diverse community of students, faculty and alumni continues working towards that mission today.
Our renowned faculty is engaged in cutting-edge research, defining the future of social work theory and practice. All online courses are designed by full-time Fordham faculty.
In addition to the part-time, clinical concentration Online Master of Social Work Program, our dedicated students also engage in the B.A.S.W., M.S.W. and PhD. in social work programs at our four New York locations. All students have the opportunity to enjoy a rich social work education, flexible class schedule and extraordinary opportunities for fieldwork whether it be the traditional or advanced standing curriculum — regardless of online or on campus.
In addition to meeting the general admissions requirements for the MSW program, applicants to the online MSW program must be residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut and live at least 50 miles from any Fordham metro campus. Please review our map as a guide to determine if your location falls within the Online Master of Social Work program admission requirements.
"As a graduate student who also works full-time, Fordham's Online MSW program has everything I need to be successful - flexible online courses, helpful and knowledgeable faculty and advisors and a comprehensive and engaging degree program. The online learning tools are straightforward and simple to navigate and are accessible when my schedule allows. Deciding to pursue my MSW online at Fordham was one of the best decisions I've ever made." ~ Melissa, Online MSW Student