Master of Social Work / Advanced
Boise State University

Program Details

The advanced standing concentration of this online master’s in Social Work can be completed with fewer credit hours than the traditional online MSW degree for those who qualify. Students will learn clinical, organizational, policy, and administrative skills in order to promote social justice and equality.

Those wanting to practice school social work in Idaho can become certified by completing this degree along with required classes and field experience supervised by a professional social worker.

Courses for the advanced standing concentration include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of mental disorders
  • Human diversity
  • Program leadership and management
  • Research and statistics for social work
  • Individuals and families

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Boise State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Documentation of licensing certification and professional program history may be required.