Master of Science in Social Administration / Advanced
Case Western Reserve University

Program Details

Students with an existing bachelor’s in Social Work degree can apply for the Advanced Standing track of the online MS in Social Administration program. This degree is equivalent to an online MSW and can be completed in as little as one year with Advanced Standing. Students will gain practical knowledge needed to become leaders in the field of Social Work. Required field education allows students to apply theories learned in class to real-world scenarios.

Choose from three concentrations:

  • Community practice for social change
  • Direct practice – children, youth, and families
  • Direct practice – adult mental health

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Case Western Reserve University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • The Advanced track requires a Bachelor of Social Work or eqiuvalent.