University of Houston Online MSW Program

The University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) offers a part-time, 100% online MSW program with a concentration in Clinical Practice: Health and Behavioral Health. This program is asynchronous with the possibility of some synchronous requirements, and has both traditional and advanced standing options.

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Traditional Standing Track

The traditional standing online MSW program consists of 63 semester credit hours, as well as a minimum of 900 hours of field practicum.

Students complete two field practicums–one 420 hour practicum during their first year, and one 480 hour practicum during their second year. Field placements are determined through a collaboration between students and a field coordinator.

Advanced Standing Track

The Advanced Standing online MSW track is for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited institution. This track consists of 38 credit hours and 720 hours of field practicum. Classes for this track are equivalent to the advanced courses in the traditional standing track.

As with the traditional standing online MSW program, field placements for the Advanced Standing program are determined through a collaboration between students and a field coordinator.

The University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

University of Houston Online MSW Program: Overview

Department: The University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work

Degree Types: Traditional and Advanced Standing

Concentrations: Clinical Practice: Health, Behavioral Health, Political Social Work Specialization, Individualized Specialization.

Program Structure: Online; requires field work but no campus visits.

Instruction Methods: Program uses a cohort model and classes use both synchronous and asynchronous instruction

Program Information – Traditional Students

Program Overview

  • Program Name: Online MSW Program
  • Phone Number: (713) 743-8075

Program Requirements

  • Field Education Requirements: 900 clock hours
  • Number of Credits Required: 63 semester credit hours

Program Length

  • Program Options: Part-Time Only
  • Program Length: Program takes 3 years to complete
  • Program Start Dates: Fall admission only

Admission Requirements

  • GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • GRE Information: GRE Required

Program Information – Advanced Standing Students

Program Overview

  • Program Name: Online MSW Program – Advanced Standing
  • Phone Number: (713) 743-8075

Program Requirements

  • Field Education Requirements: 720 clock hours
  • Number of Credits Required: 38 semester credit hours

Program Length

  • Program Options: Part-Time Only
  • Program Length: Program takes two and a half years to complete
  • Program Start Dates: Fall admission only

Admission Requirements

  • GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • GRE Information: GRE Required

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University of Houston's MSW program information was last updated in March 2020. For more information, visit the university's website above.

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