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Advanced Standing MSW Program

Think ahead and apply for the advanced standing MSW program.

You can apply for admission to the Advanced Standing program and then complete an MSW program with only one additional year of study. To be eligible, you must have a better-than-average academic achievement in your social work major, including field instruction performance. Specific requirements include:

  • A minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  • Grades of B or better in social work practice courses
  • Assessment by faculty advisers, classroom professors and members of our Admissions Committee 

Online Advanced Standing MSW

We also offer a 15 month part-time, 32-credit program of online study with two on-campus residencies.

» Explore the benefits of the Advanced Standing Online MSW

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School of Social Work
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