There are thirty-six MSW programs in Texas. While many Texas universities offer these degrees on-campus, there are also online options. You should consider several factors when deciding whether to study on-campus or online. You should know in which environment you will best learn and interact. You should also consider your lifestyle with work, children, or other obligations. Consider whether you can meet at the designated time for an on-campus program or whether you will need more flexibility.
Abilene Christian University, Our Lady of the Lake University, the University of North Texas, the University of Houston, Baylor University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Texas at Arlington all offer traditional, campus-based MSW programs in Texas. However, other brick-and-mortar universities across the United States, such as Florida State University, the University of Southern California, and Boston University offer online MSW programs in Texas as well.
High-level training and development will equip you with the knowledge and skills that you need to become an expert in your field. A certification in a specialized segment of social work will help you become the valued voice in your field and community. All of these may lead to increased career opportunities. Increased career options may lead to increased pay and autonomy in your current position because the more valuable you are to others, the harder your current employer will have to work to keep you. These are all benefits to obtaining a master’s degree in social work.