About MasterofSocialWork.com

MasterofSocialWork.com is a resource committed to providing individuals interested in careers in social work and graduate social work education with thorough, authoritative resources that can help them make informed decisions about their academic and professional path. Our website features a comprehensive database of all CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW), and Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) programs available in the nation, and includes important information about program specializations, admission requirements, curriculum options, and more. To supplement our database, we have career guides, FAQs, and informational articles on important topics such as advanced standing MSW programs, field education, social work licensure, and different MSW specialization options ranging from clinical social work to social work policy and administration.

As a team of dedicated writers and researchers, we produce all of our content in-house to ensure its quality and accuracy. Our top priority is producing quality content that is accurate and relevant to our readership. We welcome feedback about the resources we provide. If you have suggestions for a resource you would like us to add to our site, or if you find any data that is outdated or inaccurate, please use our contact us form, and we will do our best to address your feedback as we continue to expand and improve MasterofSocialWork.com.

MasterofSocialWork.com Team


Aaron Tooley, PhDFounder and Researcher

Aaron is passionate about creating content that helps students research graduate programs and careers in many different fields, including social work. With his background in doctoral research, Aaron has applied his love of meticulous data compilation and analysis to the development of authoritative resources that help students make important life decisions about their graduate education. Aaron earned his bachelor of arts from the University of California Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. Fun fact: his doctoral diploma is signed by the former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.


Kaitlin LouieManaging Editor

Kaitlin writes and curates content about graduate social work programs and the diverse professional pathways that social workers and social work students can pursue. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Stanford University, where she developed her enthusiasm for writing and research that has helped her build educational resources for prospective graduate students.

MasterofSocialWork.com is owned and operated by acgtMedia, LLC, a small independent publishing company located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company was founded in 2013 with the goal of creating best in-class online resources for students researching graduate programs.