The School offers an Advanced Standing M.S.W. program for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in social work from an undergraduate social work program accredited, in the United States or Canada, by the Council on Social Work Education.
Advanced Standing applicants are REQUIRED
to submit the following documents IN ADDITION
to the supporting material listed for fall applicants:
- A full description of your undergraduate field instruction experiences including the agencies' names and addresses, the type of assignments, types and numbers of clients you served, social work models or approaches you used and duration of placement.
- A copy of field instructor's evaluation form from the undergraduate placement. If you are currently in an undergraduate field placement during the current spring semester, an interim evaluation should be submitted.
- A reference letter from the BSW Program Director, Field Instructor or Field Coordinator should be included as one of the three required reference letters.
Students who are admitted as advanced standing students MUST
begin the program in the summer where they are required to complete two courses and begin a field education placement which will continue through the following fall and spring semesters.