Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
University of Arkansas

Program Details

The University of Arkansas offers an online social work degree, the Master of Social Work with Advanced Standing, for students who want to advance their educations in the field.  With this degree bachelor’s-level social workers are able to practice independently and move into supervisory and leadership roles.  Graduates are also prepared for PhD programs in social work.

This is a flexible program, allowing students to learn where they live and schedule their coursework around their other responsibilities.  You will still have the opportunity to network with your peers and exchange peer support through the cohort system and virtual classrooms.  The curriculum is the same as you would experience on-campus but with greater flexibility and the option of completing internships around your current residence.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arkansas is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program, or recognized through its International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Service
  • Personal interview may be required