Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
University of New Hampshire

Program Details

Students bringing work experience to the classroom may pursue an Advanced Standing track of the online MSW program at University of New Hampshire.  This program is designed for those who have earned a Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program within five years prior to enrollment.  Studies will cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Data analysis
  • Clinical assessment
  • Social welfare policy

This degree may be the first step in becoming a licensed clinical social worker.  The advanced standing program concludes in a much shorter timeline than the traditional MSW program, led by passionate full-time faculty bringing expertise to the online classroom.  Graduates with this degree are prepared to enter or advance in careers such as healthcare, employee assistance programs, education, substance abuse, and more.


  • A Bachelor of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program
  • GPA of 3.2 
  • Three recommendations
  • Personal statement of interest
  • Though not required, significant volunteer and/or work experience in the field is strongly recommended

Special Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education