Master of Social Work / Advanced Standing
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

Finish your master’s faster if you already have a BSW, with this online MSW in Advanced Standing.  You’ll enter this CSWE-accredited program at Western Kentucky with the ability to apply your professional experience to the curriculum.  This particular master’s degree was designed with the aim to fulfill critical needs for social workers in diverse, rural populations.  You’ll gain the skills to intervene successfully with individuals, families, groups, and entire communities, through electives such as:

  • Social Work and the Law
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Social Work with Migrants

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Kentucky University 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)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Social Work degree.