Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
Florida State University

Program Details

Florida State University offers an online Master of Social Work degree with an advanced standing option.  The advanced standing program is for those with bachelor’s degrees in social work or who have transferred from a two-year, traditional Master of Social Work program with their first year complete.  FSU’s online program features a clinically focused curriculum.  The program focuses on creating an engaging and supportive learning environment.  Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of careers when they complete this online social work degree. 

You will enjoy:

  • Taking courses asynchronously or completing them as your schedule allows
  • Joining an interactive virtual learning community 
  • Gaining support from a Student Success Advisor 
  • Interacting with the Office of Professional Development
  • Innovative field placements


  • Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited institution
  • Minimum of 400 hours of field education in general practice
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE test, waiver available for eligible applicants
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Residency restrictions may apply to some Florida locations.

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges