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Louisiana State University has been identified as one of the best value colleges for an accelerated online Master of Social Work degree according to The ranking considered the program being able to be completed at a faster than average pace and cost of the program.

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At LSU's School of Social Work, full-time advanced-standing students can complete this CSWE-accredited online master’s in social work degree in one year. Foundation students can complete the program in two years. Students will take courses like diversity and oppression, differential diagnosis, advanced direct practice, community and agency contexts in direct practice, and social work ethics.

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About SSW
The LSU School of Social Work (SSW) aspires to be a leading graduate school of social work, a vibrant center of intellectual development, a leader in promoting and supporting diverse communities, and an advocate for an integrated and inclusive model of social work, all within a learning environment that supports best educational practices. The SSW offers a Child and Family Studies (CFS) undergraduate degree, MSW, online MSW, and PhD. SSW is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education. 

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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