The Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University has grown to become one of the largest social work programs in the world, offering B.A.S.W., M.S.W., and Ph.D. in social work degrees on three New York campuses and an online M.S.W. We are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The mission of the Graduate School of Social Service is to educate students to promote human rights and social justice. We strive to improve the well-being of people and communities through our work. We value our reputation for academic excellence and are proud of ranking number 11 on the list of the best M.S.W. programs in the country, per the 2013 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. In addition, our Online M.S.W. program is number 1 on TheBestSchools.org list of the 10 Best Online Masters in Social Work Degree Programs. Our nationally recognized program is enhanced by our distinguished faculty, their influential research, and the important work of our centers and institutes.