Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
Northcentral University

Program Details

Northcentral’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers two tracks for students to earn an online MSW.  Both tracks follow curriculum guidelines of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  This particular path requires an undergraduate degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program.  NCU refers to this accelerated MSW curriculum as the Advanced Standing Track.  In this program, you’ll be challenged with advanced coursework and topics in social work, as you prepare to make a difference in your community and beyond.  Classes in the program usually include:

  • Research Methods in Social Work
  • Advanced Leadership Skills for Clinical Practice
  • Advanced Social Work with Children and Families


  • An undergraduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Restricted States

Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, New York, North Carolina