A variety of organizations offer some form of tuition remission or assistance to its employees seeking to further their educations. It is advisable to look into your place of employment to see if this is a possibility.
New York State provides tuition remission (up to $26,000) for qualified MSW graduates working in critical human service areas. The NYS Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness Program is dedicated to increasing the number of licensed social workers in high-need areas, including health, mental health, substance abuse, aging, HIV/AIDS, and child welfare or working in communities with multilingual needs. For more information, please refer to the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation.