Why Carroll College?

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Cutting-edge social work education.

If you've read our mission, you know we're here to make a difference. Individuals, families, groups, and communities are suffering, and we aim to prevent and solve social problems affecting their health and well-being. So you can have that impact. Our clinically-focused curriculum emphasizes evidence-based practice approaches that are redefining social work and health and mental health care. 

Mutual Investment.

Obtaining an MSW degree requires time, energy, and financial resources. It also requires sacrifice and commitment. But as you invest in yourself, we walk alongside you, engaging in ways you won't see at other places, helping you reach your full potential as a clinical social worker. So as you invest in yourself, we invest in you. A partnership that will pay off in a rewarding career for you as well as healthier, higher functioning, and more equitable communities in Montana and across the nation.

New, but here for 115 years.

We may be a newer MSW program, but Carroll College has served Montana, the Western U.S. region, and the nation since 1909. Our College mission emphasizes vocation, enlightenment, critical inquiry, authentic dialogue, and the greater good. And the mission is brought to life on a campus where we challenge, inspire, and support each other daily. So while our MSW program is new and cutting-edge, it's solidly built on a foundation of academic excellence. 

But don't take out words for it. U.S. News, Colleges of Distinction, and College Consensus consistently recognize Carroll College for academic excellence, values, and the accomplishments of our alumni. As a new graduate program at Carroll College, the MSW Program is committed to upholding and extending this legacy of excellence while creating transformational moments for our students. 

Saint for life.

Because changing the world takes support, the Carroll Social Work community is here for you, wherever you land. We're committed to your success, so you can lean on us as you pursue licensure, go for that dream job, or as you show up every day to fight for social and economic justice on behalf of vulnerable and underserved communities. 

Master of Social Work MSW Grads

Worth your investment

Our program provides the knowledge and skills needed to pursue an advanced clinical social work license. And if you qualify for advanced standing, you can complete your MSW in as little as nine months. 

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Change takes passion.

Social work is hard work. It often involves meeting people in crisis who have likely experienced trauma and adversity. But social work may be for you if you have a passion for service and find purpose in serving and empowering oppressed individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Carroll's clinical MSW program is rooted in social work values of social justice, dignity and worth of the person, service, respect for human relationships, competence, and integrity. Couple that with Carroll College's commitment to serving all humanity, especially those poor and marginalized. You can be sure that we will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to enhance client health and well-being and promote social and economic justice.

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