Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Social Work


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.W. - Master of Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program at Appalachian State University seeks to educate social workers who contribute to the growth and success of the profession through skills in advanced clinical practice, leadership and supervision, community development and advocacy, and innovative program planning and administration. Graduates will be qualified to provide advanced social work practice to individuals, families, organizations, and communities. The MSW Program at Appalachian State University offers two concentrations: Individuals and Families and Organizational and Community Practice. The MSW Program is offered on the main Boone campus as a full time or part time program. Cohorts for the Boone campus start up every August. A part time program is offered in Hickory, NC. This program accepts new students only in even years. Programs are available for students with undergraduate degrees in areas other than social work. An Advanced Standing Program is also available for those with BSW degrees who meet additional qualifications. For information about our off campus locations see our website.


Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. Council on Social Work

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 60

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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