Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Hybrid MSW Program

Department: School of Social Work
Degree Types: Traditional Standing Only
Concentrations: Clinical Social Work Practice
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Program Structure: Online with a limited number of campus visits with field education experiences
Instruction Methods: Program follows a cohort model – majority of instruction is online with face-to-face instruction twice per semester. Online instruction is asynchronous in that students are not required to login at specific times to attend class

Disclaimer: Field education experiences can only be completed through community agencies in Virginia or the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C.

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Program Information – Traditional Students

Program Overview
Program Name: MSW Online Program
Website: VCU School of Social Work
Phone Number: (804) 828-1030

Program Requirements
Field Education Requirements: A total of 1,020 hours
Number of Credits Required: 60 credit hours needed to graduate

Program Length
Program Options: Part-time and full-time options
Program Length: Full-time takes 16 months to two years, part-time takes four years
Program Start Dates: Summer and fall

Admission Requirements
GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0, lower GPAs will be reviewed with more importance placed on other application materials
GRE Information: Not Required
Tuition: Inquire with school

Virginia Commonwealth University’s MSW program information was last updated in March 2020. For more information, visit the university’s website above.

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