Master's in Social Work Programs in Florida

The graduate schools in Florida that offer master's degrees in social work typically have traditional and advanced-standing programs that can be completed in 1 to 2 years as a full-time student. Schools offering Addictions & Social Work degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Barry University

Barry University's Master of Social Work (MSW) degree contains 31 credits in foundational courses and 32 credits in concentrations. The 63-credit traditional program is for individuals who do not possess a bachelor's degree in social work and can be completed by full-time students in approximately 2 to 3 years, and the 32-credit advanced-standing program is for individuals who possess a bachelor's in social work (BSW) degree and can be completed in as little as 7 months as a full-time student.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

The values stressed in the Florida A & M University MSW degree curriculum are social justice, ethics, service, integrity, and diversity. The traditional program has a 67-credit curriculum and can be completed in 2 years by full-time students, whereas the 30-credit advanced-standing program for students who already possess an MSW degree can be completed in 1 year by full-time students.

Florida Atlantic University

Some of the fields open to those with an MSW degree from Florida Atlantic University and a clinical social worker license include gerontology, child welfare, mental health, domestic violence, and criminal justice. The regular 60-credit MSW degree that can be completed in 2 years by students who are attending school full-time and the advanced-standing program is 30 credits in length and takes 1 year to complete as a full-time student.

Florida Gulf Coast University

Five-hundred hours of field education per year is a major part of the MSW degree program from Florida Gulf Coast University. The general program curriculum is 60 to 63 credits, depending upon the concentration chosen, and can be completed in 2 years by full-time students, while the advanced-standing program is 33 to 36 credits, dependent upon concentration, and can take only 1 year for full-time students.

Florida International University

Florida International University offers 3 MSW degree options: MSW, which can be completed in approximately 2 years in the 60-credit program or 1 year in the advanced-standing program; MSW/MPH (Master of Public Health degree), which takes 3 years to complete; and MSW/JD (Juris Doctorate), which is 135 credits in length. Whether students are enrolled in the 60-credit program or the advanced-standing program, they will take part in internships.

Florida State University

Students can pursue an MSW degree, MSW/MBA (Master of Business Administration) degrees, MSW/JD degrees, MSW/MPA (Master of Public Administration) degrees, or MSW/MS degrees in criminology and criminal justice from Florida State University. Students in both the traditional 61-credit and advanced-standing 39-credit programs will select either the clinical social work or the social leadership concentration.

Southeastern University

Some career options for Southeastern University graduates with an MSW degree and state licensure include working with substance abuse programs, veterans programs, child welfare agencies, and employee assistance programs. A few of the core courses in the traditional and advanced-standing programs are psychopathology, trauma-informed clinical practice, and advanced clinical practice with groups.

The University of West Florida

Online and traditional formats are available when pursuing an MSW degree from The University of West Florida. The traditional program includes 900 hours of field education, and the advanced-standing program includes 600 hours of field education.

University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida offers an MSW degree in face-to-face and online formats. After completing the degree through the traditional or advanced-standing program and receiving appropriate licensing, some potential career options include counselor, grant writer, case manager, researcher, and clinical practitioner.

University of South Florida-Main Campus

The University of South Florida-Main Campus offers an MSW degree and MSW/MPH degrees. Both online and face-to-face formats are available in the 60-credit traditional program and the 35-credit advanced-standing program and offer concentration courses in areas such as clinical practice with families, psychopathology for social work, evaluation of social work practice, and clinical practice with individuals.

SchoolProgram*Tuition per Academic Year
Barry UniversityTraditional
Advanced Standing
$17,820
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityTraditional
Advanced Standing
$8,019 (Florida residents)
$22,108 (out-of-state residents)
Florida Atlantic UniversityRegular
Advanced Standing
$5,467 (Florida residents)
$16,695 (out-of-state residents)
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityGeneral
Advanced Standing
$6,974 (Florida residents)
$28,170 (out-of-state residents)
Florida International University60-credit MSW
Advanced Standing
$8,912 (Florida residents)
$21,393 (out-of-state residents)
Florida State UniversityTraditional
Advanced Standing
$9,684 (Florida residents)
$24,116 (out-of-state residents)
Southeastern UniversityTraditional
Advanced Standing
$12,555
The University of West FloridaTraditional
Advanced Standing
$7,088 (Florida residents)
$22,166 (out-of-state residents)
University of Central FloridaFace-to-Face
Online
Advanced Standing
$6,916 (Florida residents)
$25,759 (out-of-state residents)
University of South Florida-Main CampusFull-Time
Part-Time
Advanced Standing
$8,350 (Florida residents)
$19,048 (out-of-state residents)

Source: NCES College Navigator

MSW degree curricula with both traditional and advanced-standing programs are offered by numerous graduate schools in Florida. Students can often choose from a variety of specializations including substance abuse, family therapy or clinical research.

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