Earn Your Online Social Work or Human Services Degree From Walden

Make a Positive Impact on the Lives of Others

Professionals discussing Online Social Work & Human ServicesBe a voice for those in need with an online human services degree or online social work degree from Walden. Designed to address some of the most pressing issues facing society today, our programs can prepare you to work in a variety of roles delivering direct services to individuals, families, and communities or providing leadership to programs and agencies.

Explore our online social work degree and online human services degree programs below:


Doctor of Social Work (DSW) 

PhD in Human and Social Services 

PhD in Social Work


Master of Social Work (MSW) 

MS in Human and Social Services


BS in Human Services

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Why Consider Our Online Human Services Degree or Online Social Work Degree Programs?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of social and human services assistants will grow by nearly 23% by 2018—much faster than the average for all professions. Earning a Walden online human services degree at the bachelor’s level can prepare you for rewarding work in community agencies, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and other settings. We also offer online human services degree programs at the master’s and doctoral levels to help you prepare for more opportunities and greater earning potential.

  • Elective clusters and specializations are offered in all of our online social work degree and online human services degree programs, enabling you to focus your degree in an area that you’re most passionate about.

  • Walden offers several advanced online social work degree programs, including our PhD in Social Work, Doctor of Social Work (DSW), and CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work (MSW). Taught by faculty members with diverse real-world experience, these programs explore current issues in social work while giving you practical skills you can apply immediately in your profession to effect social change. With an online social work degree from Walden, you can fulfill your career objectives while making a meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of others.

  • Our CSWE-accredited MSW program features customized video and written case studies that allow you to explore cases social workers experience on a daily basis, giving you practical insight that can help prepare you for a career in social work.

  • Many of our online social work degree and online human services degree programs include engaging opportunities for hands-on learning. Our unique capstone component, a feature in our MS in Human Services program, allows you to identify a complex problem in your profession and propose a solution for solving it. Academic residencies give you the chance to connect and collaborate with faculty and peers at key points in your education journey. You will strengthen your ability to be an effective practitioner in your field while benefiting from additional support for developing your dissertation or doctoral study.

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