Master of Social Work (Advanced Standing)
Saint Ambrose University

Program Details

The Advanced Standing Master of Social Work from St. Ambrose University allows students with a Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited university to complete their degree and meet educational requirements for licensure in 10 months. The accelerated curriculum is led by educators with years of experience in the field.

This online Master’s in Social Work program is based on the empowerment method of Social Work. Coursework focuses on developing client strengths and skills to remove barriers toward growth. Students gain skills in working with diverse client populations. Graduates will be prepared to work in healthcare, substance abuse, child welfare, and mental health practices.

The curriculum covers topics including:

  • Diversity and social policy
  • Social work ethics
  • Empowerment practice
  • Ethical decision making

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Ambrose University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BSW from a CSWE-accredited university.