Laura A. DiMarcantonio, Director of Admissions
Rutgers School of Social Work prepares passionate, committed students to become global leaders in the field. As one of the nation’s largest and most highly regarded schools of social work, Rutgers School of Social Work offers students nationally recognized faculty, rigorous academics, and unbeatable real-world experience.
The Master of Social Work programs prepare graduates for licensure and to serve society in clinical, academic, government, non-profit, and corporate settings throughout the world.
Rutgers MSW degree is affordable, accessible, and can be earned in as little as two years, or one year if qualified for advanced standing. Students complete classes at any of Rutgers’ three main campuses (New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden), online or at off-campus locations.
Rutgers MSW students have the advantage of specializing in a number of areas in human services. Students choose a clinical or management and policy specialization and can tailor their education through embedded certificates and global programs in Romania, Israel, India, China, and Mexico.
Our faculty members are a dynamic community of leaders — tenured professors advancing the field of social work through original, published research, and professors of teaching and professional practice and part-time lecturers actively working in local communities and bringing those experiences into the classroom. Graduate students benefit by working on cutting edge research, and receiving specialized training in area’s such as gambling addiction, violence against women and children, aging and health, and child and adolescent well-being. Exceptional student support, continuing education, alumni programs, and many other invaluable areas set Rutgers School of Social Work apart.
Founded in 1766 and located in the heart of the New Jersey-New York-Pennsylvania region, Rutgers University has always offered students a top-notch, affordable education. Graduates of Rutgers School of Social Work are dedicated professionals and leaders of social change on a national and global level.
M.S.W., Ph.D, D.S.W. DEGREES