Social Work (Advanced Standing) (M.S.W.)

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Advanced Standing Program

The M.S.W. program at the Durham campus considers advanced standing for exceptional students with undergraduate degrees from accredited baccalaureate social work programs. Applicants must have graduated from the B.S.W. program within five years of matriculation into the M.S.W. program. Advanced standing students complete a minimum of 35 credits for graduation. This includes a 10-week summer practicum and seminar, which students must take prior to their advanced practice and field placement. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the coordinator of graduate admissions, Kim Kelsey.

MSW Program Advanced Standing (post B.S.W./B.S.S.W.) Courses

SW 900Advanced Standing Practice and Field Seminar3
SW 840Implications of Race, Culture, and Oppression for Social Work Practice3
SW 930Advanced General Practice III: Clinical Assessment and Intervention3
SW 952Human Behavior and the Social Environment III3
SW 962Data Analysis and Statistics3
SW 982Field Internship III (seminar and concurrent internship)4
SW 926Social Welfare Policy II (unless completed in B.S.W./B.S.S.W., then an elective)3
SW 931Advanced Generalist Practice IV: Community and Administrative Practice3
SW 965Program and Practice Evaluation3
SW 983Field Internship IV (Seminar & Concurrent Internship)4
One 3 credit elective course3
Total Credits35