Earn a Master's in Social Work

Top-10 School  |  No GRE Required

The Mandel School is the No. 9-ranked school of social work in the country¹

Prepare to Make a Difference

If you’re passionate about advancing the well-being of your community and society as a whole, the online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) from Case Western Reserve University’s top-10 ranked Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will help you become a social worker — and a social leader.

Top-10 School of Social Work

No Application Fee

No GRE Scores Required

A Century of Social Change

As the first university-based graduate professional school of social work in the country, we have more than 100 years of experience defining and redefining the field.

  • Our online MSSA is recognized as an MSW equivalent. It’s accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and fulfills the requirements of social work licensure as outlined by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB).
  • Our faculty members are leading researchers in the field — and because of our typical class size of 15 students, you’ll have ample opportunity to interact with social work experts.
  • Coursework is 100% online, with three paths of specialization. Choose from Children, Youth and Families (direct practice); Mental Health with Adults (direct practice); and Community Practice for Social Change (macro).
  • We partner with field placement sites across the United States. You will work with a dedicated advisor to support you along the way.

Program Track Options

Advanced Standing:
Complete in as few as one and a half years.

Complete in as few as two and a half years.


What Will Your Impact Be?

Lead social change at every level. Request information to learn more.

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¹U.S. News & World Report, ranked in 2019.