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Welcome to the VCU School of Social Work online M.S.W. program. Our nationally-ranked and fully-accredited M.S.W. degree will enable you to pursue your path into clinical social work practice from wherever you live, while providing support and flexible program options that fit into your busy life.

The VCU School of Social Work has been leading social work education for over 100 years. Our renowned faculty are passionate about building knowledge that impacts communities and improves lives - in cutting-edge areas ranging from substance abuse prevention to youth housing instability to programs that facilitate refugee resettlement. Our faculty bring their knowledge to life in their teaching, designing engaging learning experiences that connect practice principles to the hands-on experiences you will gain in your field internships.

An M.S.W. degree from VCU is a passport to an incredible range of career options. Our more than 10,000 alumni work in a diverse array of nonprofit agencies, health care settings, and in private practice - but what they all have in common is their commitment to furthering social justice and helping others to build better lives.

We cannot wait for you to join our community and to help you to launch your career as a social work practitioner!

Best wishes,

Beth Angell, Ph.D.
Twitter: @bethangell9

Dr. Beth Angell is dean and professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work. Before assuming the deanship in 2018, Dean Angell served as a faculty member at the Rutgers University School of Social Work (2008-2018) and the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (2000-2008).

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Dean Beth Angell, PhD