The Advanced Standing track of Boston University’s online MSW degree is available to students who have earned a bachelor’s in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education in the last six years. The program can be completed in six semesters and includes online courses, weekly Live Classroom sessions, and a 1,000-hour field internship. Students can choose to major in Clinical or Macro Social Work Practice.
A primary goal of the program is to educate professional social workers to become leaders in addressing the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities. The online master’s in social work aims to further social and economic justice.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Boston University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have an undergraduate social work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education