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Online Learning Success
Explore the latest findings and practices in social work and learn how to change lives for the better by creating sustainable and relevant social welfare programs.
Our DSW program, one of the few offered online, will allow you to:
Next Start Date: TBD
Transfer Credits: Up to 20 credits
Graduates of this program will be prepared to:
A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate
Earning your online Doctor of Social Work (DSW) and Administration requires commitment, perseverance, and hard work. You can do it, and Walden is here to help—with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.
Break your research down into manageable, sequential steps. See where you are, what’s ahead, and what you’ve already accomplished—all in one place.
No more guesswork. Set prompts based on your to-do list and receive reminders and updates directly to your inbox.
Stay on the same page and keep your progress on track. With shared access to your dashboard, your chair can easily guide you through your checklists, goals, and timelines.
Quickly find support from the right person at the right time. Our comprehensive resource guide points you in the right direction—no more frustrating searches.
A DSW can prepare you to pursue various roles at the forefront of the social work profession, such as:*
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
An MSW is required for entrance into the DSW program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.
Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Enrollment Restrictions by State
Walden currently cannot enroll residents of the following states/districts into the Doctor of Social Work program: Wisconsin.
ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:
A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*
*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.
Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.