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  Jan 20, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Social Work - Advanced Standing, (MSW)


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Advanced Standing Program


The Advanced Standing Program allows outstanding graduates of undergraduate social work programs to complete the MSW in a 37 credit hour accelerated program. Students seeking admission into the Advanced Standing Program must: 1) meet all admissions requirements for the 60 credit hour program; 2) have obtained a BA/BSW degree from an undergraduate program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) within five years of making application to the MSW or be a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW); 3) have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher; 4) have a GPA of 3.3 or higher in their undergraduate social work courses; 5) submit test scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Writing Exam that demonstrate graduate level proficiency in writing.

New admissions for Advanced Standing students occur for summer session only. Deadline for application is March 1st, for scholarship/assistantship consideration and April 15th for regular admissions.

Students in the Advanced Standing Program


Students in the Advanced Standing Program complete seven credit hours of foundation content and all concentration content. Required coursework is as follows:

All of the following foundation courses:


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