Colorado's First Online Social Work Bachelor's Degree

The MSU Denver Department of Social Work began the first online Social Work, B.S. in the United States in 2003 with the hopes of making the MSU Social Work education accessible to more students including rural, tribal, and other non-traditional students needing increased flexibility in their educational journey. Our Social Work, B.S. program remains one of the few Social Work, B.S. programs nationally that has a fully online delivery option. Benefits or MSU Denver’s online Social Work degree include:

  • Faculty and staff with years of experience with online student advising and support services
  • Professionally developed online courses that engage learners in an equitable, high quality online environment and meet federal accessibility standards
  • Experienced online instructors with the skill to facilitate knowledge acquisition, skills and competencies and create online community to enhance and support learning.
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Hispanic Serving Institution

MSU Denver continues to serve the highest number of Hispanic/Latina/o/x students among institutions of higher education in the state of Colorado.

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Civically Engaged Campus

More than 70% of registered MSU Denver students voted in the 2020 Presidential Election.

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$1000 Renewable Annual Scholarship for New and Returning Students

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One of Colorado's Top Affordable Online Colleges

If you are a new or returning MSU Denver student interested in completing a fully online degree, this scholarship is for you.

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Access and Affordability

Access and affordability is our mission. 30% of our students pay no tuition/fees, 46% receive aid, and our tuition is among the lowest in the state.


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Call or Email - Speak to an Online Enrollment Specialist

Get expert advice from our online enrollment specialist. Drew will answer questions about financial aid, transfer credits, cost, length of program, and online course options. Complete the program interest from or call to speak with Drew today.


Success Coaching for MSU Denver Online Students

  • Success coaches work one-on-one with you to develop a personalized success plan
  • Specialized resources for online students can include trainings, referrals, monthly meetings, and resource recommendations