Welcome to SocialWork@Simmons

The Online MSW With a Clinical Focus From the Nation's Oldest School of Social Work

SocialWork@Simmons is the online Master of Social Work (MSW) from Simmons School of Social Work, the oldest school of social work in the U.S. Focused on clinical social work training, SocialWork@Simmons’s online delivery allows aspiring social workers across the country the chance to earn a degree from Simmons’s acclaimed MSW program without relocating.

Customize Your Learning Experience


Individualized Course of Study

Choose your coursework from a variety of topics or tailor your studies based on your interests.



Specialized Course of Study

Choose one of our four clinical specializations to focus your coursework on a particular client population.

Explore our clinical specializations below


Child and Family

Students prepare to promote the overall well-being of children and families in a range of settings, including schools, hospitals, and mental health centers.

Trauma and Interpersonal Violence

Students work with survivors of interpersonal violence and physical, emotional, and communal trauma.

Mental Health and Addictions

Students explore treatments and assessments to work with clients suffering from persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.

Health and Aging

Students learn to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and older adults affected by illness, disability, and age-related challenges.

Advanced Standing

The advanced standing program offers BSW graduates the chance earn an MSW in 15 months.

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Rigorous Clinical Curriculum

curriculum snapshot

Simmons School of Social Work offers a rigorous curriculum to prepare students for clinical practice.

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Simmons School of Social Work faculty are experienced teachers and practitioners in the field and are committed to your success.

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Live Classes

SocialWork@Simmons students participate in live, weekly seminar-style classes taught by renowned Simmons faculty.

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Take the Next Step

SocialWork@Simmons delivers Simmons School of Social Work's acclaimed Master of Social Work degree program in an innovative, online format that enables aspiring clinical social workers to reach their academic and professional goals.

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