Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
The University of Alabama

Program Details

Explore the options of an Advanced Standing degree through The University of Alabama’s Master of Social Work program online.  This program is designed for those who currently hold a Council on Social Work Education-accredited Bachelor of Social Work degree.  Concentrations within this program are as follows:

  • Children, Adolescents and their Families
  • Adults and their Families

Students will work within a cohort of peers, taking on studies in gerontological social work, children and adolescents’ mental health, child welfare, family services, and more.  With a combination of concentration courses and customizable electives, students are able to design a curriculum aligned with personal and professional goals.  While this is a primarily online degree, some courses will require face-to-face skills laboratory sessions.  Enter today’s fast-paced marketplace with an advanced understanding of social work practices through The University of Alabama online.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Attendance at the on campus orientation session is mandatory. Program is primarily online with face-to-face skills labs held at regional locations on selected Saturdays across the state of Alabama.
  • Must hold a CSWE-accredited BSW