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Accredited by the CSWE Board of Accreditation

Our B.S.W. and M.S.W. degrees are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Board of Accreditation.

Program Details

Felicia Garcia working with a woman at Shannon Hospital

What Can You Do With a Master of Social Work Degree?

The Health Resources and Service Administration reports that a 30% increase in the number of master’s and doctoral-level social workers will be needed through 2030 to meet the demand for advanced practitioners.

Advanced social work practitioners enjoy careers in case management, family social work, clinical social work, criminal justice, medical social work, school social work, social services administration, and many types of counseling.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “The social work professors are amazing and will do anything for their students.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong><a href="/iamangelo/felicia.php">Felicia Garcia</a></strong>, Class of 2023, Social Work</p> </blockquote>
Social work graduate students and a professor sitting around a conference table.

Why Earn My M.S.W. Degree at Angelo State?

A social worker making a home visit

Advanced Standing Opportunity

If you earned your Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), you may qualify for Advanced Standing. This would allow you to complete your M.S.W. degree at ASU in as little as 12 months.

Felicia Garcia posing for a photo with friends in a Ukrainian refugee camp

International Flair

Gain a global perspective of social work as you travel across Europe in our annual summer study abroad program. As you visit the Czech Republic, Romania and the Netherlands, you’ll meet social work students and faculty at our partner universities and work with professionals at social services agencies. There is also plenty of fun to be had on various cultural excursions.

A social worker working at her desk

National Recognition

Our online Master of Social Work degree has been ranked in the “Best Online Master’s in Social Work Programs” for 2023 by We have also received top national rankings for quality and affordability from prestigious publications like Fortune Magazine, and from additional online higher education guides, including and

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We’re here to help.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.