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Online Master of Social Work Blog

Online Master of Social Work applicants can find insights, news, essential reading and articles written about expert faculty. They’ll gain a deeper understanding of clinical social work, potential career paths and the myriad ways that the VCU Social Work program’s graduates are making a positive impact on the lives of individuals, families and communities.

Same-sex couple smiles and embraces on sunny day in city.
LGBTQIA+ social work addresses the marginalization experienced by the LGBTQIA+ community. Learn to support this group.
Two smiling women stand side by side.
Social workers support individuals from all backgrounds, cultures and walks of life. Learn more about the importance of cultural competence in social work.
A social worker meets with a father and his young daughter.
What’s an MSW vs. an LCSW? Learn what to expect when you earn a Master of Social Work degree and begin practicing as a licensed clinical social worker.