Baylor University offers an online social work degree, the Master of Social Work (MSW) with an Advanced Standing option. The Advanced Standing option is for students who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work within the last five years and allows them to complete the program in as few as 12 months full time rather than the regular 24 months.
This online MSW prepares students to serve and empower vulnerable populations around the world and to address injustice in their communities and beyond from a strengths-based perspective. The curriculum features an integration of faith and social work practice along with the skills and theories needed to make meaningful, informed change. Courses prepare students to be culturally responsive, competent professionals who are ready to act as trusted resources and improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Baylor University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Must hold a BSW from a Council on Social Work Education–accredited program within the past five years
- Field evaluation