Master of Social Work (Advanced Standing)
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Take the Advanced Standing route of the online MSW from Grand Canyon University.  This program accepts credit from bachelor of social work programs so that students can graduate faster.  The online master’s in social work will cover advanced topics in the field, including but not limited to:

  • Advocacy
  • Psychopathology
  • Agency and community-based evaluation

Become a more competitive candidate in today’s marketplace by expanding your skills in evaluation, assessment, research, ethical behavior and decision-making, and more. Graduates from the online MSW degree program may begin pursuing careers working as social workers, or upon licensure, clinically licensed social workers or therapists.  Enter the next level of policy practice, ethical behavior, research-based practice, social justice, and other areas of social work through this flexible degree.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must be a graduate of a Bachelor of Social Work CSWE accredited program.


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