The Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) at the University of Denver is ranked among the top 20 graduate social work schools nationwide by U.S. News & World Report. The research interests of GSSW faculty span a variety of populations, from queer and indigenous communities to adoption and family services. Students are prepared to work for social justice, transforming community and client systems.
CSWE-accredited program specifically for students who earned a bachelor’s degree in a field other than social work.
90 credits of graduate-level coursework
Concentration available in Mental Health & Trauma
Two program tracks: full-time and part-time
Social Work Career Outlook
Between 2016 and 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the social work field to grow by 16 percent, considered faster than the average for all occupations. After graduating and going on to pursue licensure, MSW@Denver students are prepared to help meet this need in a variety of social work fields that might include:
Clinical social work
Foster care and adoption services
Community mental health
Specialize in Mental Health & Trauma:
The Mental Health & Trauma Specialization is built into the final five quarters the MSW@Denver program. The concentration curriculum focuses your practice on comprehensive assessment, advanced interventions based on cognitive approaches and trauma-informed care.