We are a regional leader in graduate social work education with faculty and staff dedicated to promoting social work values and ethics through a skills-based curriculum. Our Master of Social Work program specializes in preparing students for advanced practice with individuals, families and communities while maintaining a focus on social justice and human rights. In alignment with the missions of West Chester University and the College of Education and Social Work, our community of educators prepare professionals to engage with diverse populations and address the ever-changing needs of our society. West Chester University offers the MSW program at both our West Chester and Philadelphia campuses with full-and part-time study options available. Get Involved: Graduate Student Association, Phi Alpha Graduate Social Work Honor Society, and Voices Magazine.
The possibilities of the MSW degree are extensive, intersecting countless fields and leading to a variety of careers.
MSW graduates are prepared to work in many fields including: