The online Master of Social Work degree program offers an Advanced Standing option for those with a bachelor’s in social work. Emphasis is placed on advanced generalist practice in rural and Native American communities. The curriculum emphasizes multi-system, multi-level approaches where practitioners and clients collaborate to enhance the functioning and resilience within systems through building on existing strengths. Students learn about local, historical, and contemporary social issues within a global perspective. You will gain a framework for practice guided by personal and professional values and ethics. Graduates are able to bring a disciplined, compassionate presence to a caring and ethical practice.
Coursework focuses on:
- Cultural humility
- Critical reflection
- Social action for justice
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Humboldt State University is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- A four-day on-campus session is required each year, in addition to a mandatory campus-based orientation.