Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
Boston University

Program Details

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.


  • GRE or MAT
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Three professional and/or academic references
  • Must have an undergraduate social work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Restricted States

US Territories