The online master’s in Social Work from Northern Arizona University focuses on working with marginalized populations. The Advanced Standing program is available to students who have completed a BSW degree from an accredited school.
Students will learn ways of working with diverse groups of clients to allow those clients to reach their goals. A guided field placement allows students to experience working with individuals and groups with the supervision of an experienced practitioner. Social workers can help a multitude of clients including the elderly, children, military, domestic violence victims, those with mental illness, and homeless populations.
Topics studied within this degree program include:
- Social policy
- Clinical practice
- Cultural competence
- Social justice
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Northern Arizona University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Bachelor of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited program within the last 5 years