Online MSW Programs in New York (NY)

For students and professionals in New York interested in pursuing a MSW online, currently there are three universities with campuses in New York that offer fully online MSW programs: Columbia University, Fordham University and the University at Buffalo (SUNY). Columbia University offers a traditional standing program with both full-time and part-time options. Currently, Columbia’s program is only available to students who live in New York City, Albany, Buffalo, and Syracuse. In addition, students must visit the campus twice during the program for orientation and a capstone project. Fordham University offers a part-time online MSW program with tracks for both traditional standing students and advanced standing students. Fordham’s online MSW program has a clinical social work concentration and accepts students throughout New York.

Please note: All online MSW programs require students to complete field education at a local health services agency.

FEATURED ONLINE MSW PROGRAMS THAT ACCEPT STUDENTS FROM NEW YORK

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FEATURED ONLINE MSW PROGRAMS THAT ACCEPT STUDENTS FROM NEW YORK
SCHOOL DESCRIPTION
U of Southern California (USC) (FT, PT) Top-Ranked Program with Multiple Concentrations and Options
Simmons College (FT, PT) Top-Ranked Clinical Social Work Program with Specializations
University of Denver A Social Justice–Focused Online MSW
Fordham University An Online MSW with a Future-Focused Curriculum

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The University at Buffalo (SUNY) offers a part-time online MSW program with tracks for both traditional and advanced standing students. All foundation level classes are offered online and many, but not all, advanced year classes can be completed online. Therefore, students can complete the program 100% online depending on the classes they choose to take. The University at Buffalo’s online MSW program has an evidence-based practice with a trauma-informed and human rights perspective concentration.

In addition to graduate schools that have a physical campus in New York, there are 26 universities that offer online MSW programs that accept students from New York. Of the 26 programs, 21 are fully online and do not require students to visit the campus. The other 5 programs only require a limited number of campus visits. On OnlineMSWPrograms.com, we classify any program that requires two or fewer campus visits per year as an online program. Many of these programs charge the same tuition rate for in-state and out-of-state students, which is something to consider while researching programs.

In the tables below, click on the school name to learn more about the programs offered by that school.

Colleges in New York with Online MSW Programs

Colleges in New York with Online MSW Programs
SCHOOL NAME STRUCTURE OF PROGRAM* PROGRAM OPTIONS
Columbia University Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional (FT & PT)
Fordham University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
University at Buffalo (SUNY) 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)


Online MSW Programs that Accept Students from New York

Online MSW Programs that Accept Students from New York
SCHOOL NAME STRUCTURE OF PROGRAM* PROGRAM OPTIONS
Arizona State University 100% Online Traditional (FT & PT)
Boise State University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT & PT)
Boston University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
California State University, Northridge 100% Online Traditional (FT)
California State University, San Bernardino Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional (PT)
Case Western Reserve University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
Edinboro University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT)
Humboldt State University Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
Indiana University Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
Louisiana State University 100% Online Traditional (FT & PT) and Advanced Standing (FT)
Our Lady of the Lake University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
Portland State University Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional (PT)
Rutgers University 100% Online Traditional (PT)
Simmons College 100% Online Traditional (FT & PT) 
The Catholic University of America 100% Online Traditional (PT)
Texas State University - San Marcos 100% Online Traditional (PT) and Advanced Standing (PT)
University of Central Florida 100% Online Traditional (PT)
University of Denver 100% Online Traditional (FT)
University of Houston 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
University of Louisville 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT & PT)
University of New England (UNE) 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
University of New Hampshire (UNH) 100% Online Traditional (FT)
University of North Dakota Limited Campus Visits Required Traditional and Advanced Standing (PT)
University of Southern California (USC) 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT & PT)
University of Tennessee at Knoxville 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT & PT)
Western New Mexico University 100% Online Traditional and Advanced Standing (FT & PT)
Widener University 100% Online Traditional (PT)

*All online MSW programs require field education at a local health services agency. Programs that are 100% online do not require students to visit the campus during the program. For schools that are not 100% online, we classify any program that requires two or fewer visits to the campus per year as an online program.