Learn More about Fordham's Social Work Programs

Masters in Social Work

The MSW program's mission focuses on human rights and social justice and ranks in the top 10% of the 228 accredited social work schools and programs in the United States. At Fordham's MSW program you’ll be part of an exciting diverse community that is making a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and societies across the country and around the world. At Fordham we offer:
  • Traditional face-face classes offered during the day, in the evening and on the weekends.
  • Flexible learning schedule with full-time, part-time and advanced standing plans of study
  • wide variety of supervised field placements across New York, New Jersey & Connecticut give you the opportunity to put theory into practice.
Whatever flexible option you choose, the M.S.W program at Fordham's MSW will help you emerge as a competent, value-based professional, capable of making a difference in the lives of others, as well as your own.

Ph.D. in Social Work

Fordham University’s Ph.D. in Social Work program empowers you to be a leader as a social work scholar who can contribute to social work education, research, social policy, and practice. 

Our program includes:

  • The integration of research and theory in the areas of social practice and policy characterizes the curriculum.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with skilled educators and researchers.
  • Opportunities to teach in the M.S.W. program

Bachelors of Arts in Social Work

With a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) degree from Fordham University, you'll graduate with the skills and knowledge you'll need to promote human rights, social justice, and individual and community well being.

Our B.A.S.W. program includes

  • Flexible learning schedule
  • Supervised, hands-on fieldwork experience
  • Integrative seminar that integrates classroom knowledge.
  • Dedicated field advisor to help students navigate the curriculum and academic opportunities
  • Networking opportunities at conferences, lectures, and GSS events
  • Seamless and accelerated process from the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (B.A.S.W.) to the Fordham MSW program
  • Program offered at our Manhattan and Westchester campuses

The Bachelor's of Arts in Social Work (B.A.S.W.) degree is equivalent to the Bachelor's in Social Work (B.S.W.) and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)