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Impactful Social Work Careers With an Online MSW

Grow Your Career Serving Populations in the U.S. Southwest

CSWE- Accredited

Comprehensive Clinical Training

  • Coursework covers critical skills and knowledge for the changing, multicultural profession of social work.
  • Experienced, diverse faculty bring real-world knowledge to the classroom.
  • Upon graduation, students will have the degree required for social work licensure and be ready to take the ASWB national exam.

Prepare to make a real difference in the lives of others with an online MSW from New Mexico Highlands. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for social work careers that require an understanding of diverse cultures and social injustice.

What Makes Us Unique?

The Facundo Valdez School of Social Work’s program offers a culturally responsive clinical concentration. You’ll graduate ready to pursue roles impacting the Hispanic, Indigenous, rural and underserved communities of the Southwest.

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Prepare for Life-Changing Social Work Careers

Social Services Director $58,257 per year1

Social Worker $50,390 per year2

Outpatient Therapist $65,669 per year3

Meet Growing Workforce Needs

The need for social workers is increasing at a rate much faster than average for all careers. By 2031, the demand for social workers will have grown by 7%. From working in schools and child welfare to leading nonprofit organizations, our graduates are on the front line, working in social work careers that are changing lives and communities. New Mexico Highlands gives our students a multicultural perspective, empowering them to take on roles that impact communities in the Southwest in clinical settings and beyond.

Program Outcomes: Skills with a Multicultural Focus

When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

Career Support

New Mexico Highlands offers the Center for Professional Development and Career Readiness that assists graduates with interview preparation, resume development and job prospects.

Licensure Preparation

Upon graduation, students will have the degree required for social work licensure and be ready to take the ASWB national exam.

Multicultural Environment

Our diverse community and multiethnic student body helps provide you with a multicultural perspective that will serve you well throughout your career.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty has real-world experience in a variety of practice areas including clinical practice, rural social work, immigrant mental health, substance use and trauma-informed practice.

Personalized Attention

You’ll be assigned an academic advisor who will assist you through the duration of the program. Our advisors and instructors are committed to your success.