In Brief: College Choice ranks online Master’s in Social Work among nation’s best

College Choice Best Online Master's in Social Work

By Jack McClellan
Office of Media Relations
November 14, 2016

The online Master’s in Social Work program at Texas State University has been ranked in the top 15 programs in the nation, according to College Choice.

Texas State ranks 14th on the list of top programs. College Choice cites the program’s administrative leadership concentration as a key feature. Texas State is the only school on the list offering such a concentration. College Choice also notes the program’s strict field placement requirements, which call for students to spend significant hours practicing in the field to earn their degree.

The University of Southern California ranks first on the list, which also includes Boston University and Case Western Reserve University.

College Choice based its rankings on programs’ academic reputation, tuition, financial aid offering and the early career salaries of graduates.  For more information, visit