Best Online Colleges Announces 2014s Best Online Social Work Degree Programs

(PRWEB) April 29, 2014 is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in Americas higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online course options as a part of their curricula. This trend has coincided with the evolution of the student profile: tech-savvy, profoundly skilled at multi-tasking, and looking to combine an education with a meaningful life experience. By combining educational data with surveys and academic resources, we evaluate and rank the best places in the U.S. for online degree programs of all subjects.

It is projected that the demand for professionals in the social work field will grow by 22% through 2018. Social work has expanded to many different fields, including but not limited to, medical, public health, substance abuse, mental health, as well as child and family welfare. Given the social issues that affect our society, there will continue to be many opportunities for individuals to engage in studies that will lead to a career where they can make a difference in many lives.

For this reason, has compiled and analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in order to create a thorough list of the 2014 Best Online Social Work Degree Programs. The list integrates detailed insight into the enrollment, retention, and graduation rates of each program in addition to special consideration into the breadth its specializations. There are 21 schools on this years list.

The list of the Best Online Social Work Degree Programs can be found at The schools featured are as follows:

Brescia University

Darton State College

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Florida State University

Fordham University

James A Rhodes State College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

Owensboro Community and Technical College

Texas State University

The University of Tennessee

Union Institute & University

University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of North Dakota

University of Utah

University of Wyoming

Utah State University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Wayne State University

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