Acquire firsthand skills and knowledge.

Flexible Schedule

BSW graduates earn a master of social work in four part-time semesters.

 

Master of Social Work Advanced Standing Program

This program is available on weekdays or weekends to highly qualified bachelor of social work (BSW) graduates. Students who completed a BSW program, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, within the past five years, you may be able to earn a master of social work in a summer and two full-time semesters, or four part-time semesters.

In addition to educational credentials, candidates for this program generally have acquired first-hand skill and knowledge related to the social work field. Applicants to this program must complete a supplemental application.

Master of Social Work Advanced Standing Weekday Curriculum

Effective for the current year for Incoming Students. Returning students should refer to advising sheets found in Resources.

Summer Credits
MSSW 603 Human Behavior in the Social Environment 3 3
MSSW 604 Human Behavior in the Social Environment 4 2
MSSW 610 Social Work Practice 5 2
Total 7
Fall Credits
MSSW 623 Research 2 (Formerly Research 3) 3
MSSW 633 Social Work Practice 3 3
MSSW 686 Field Practicum 2 (1st Half) 3.5
MSSW 676 Field Seminar 2 .5
Elective 3
Total 13
Spring Credits
MSSW 613 Social Policy 3 3
MSSW 634 Social Work Practice 4 3
MSSW 677 Field Seminar 2 (2nd Half) .5
MSSW 687 Field Practicum 2 (2nd Half) 3.5
Elective 3
Total 13
Degree Total 33

Coursework taken at Springfield College School of Social Work must total a minimum of 33 credits.


Master of Social Work Advanced Standing Weekend Curriculum

Summer Credits
MSSW 603 Human Behavior in the Social Environment 3 3
MSSW 604 Human Behavior in the Social Environment 4 2
MSSW 610 Social Work Practice 5 2
Total 7
Fall Credits
MSSW 623 Research 2 (Formerly Research 3) 3
MSSW 633 Social Work Practice 3 3
MSSW 686 Field Practicum 2 (1st Half) 3.5
MSSW 676 Field Seminar 2 .5
Total 10
Spring Credits
MSSW 613 Social Policy 3 3
MSSW 634 Social Work Practice 4 3
MSSW 677 Field Seminar 2 (2nd Half) .5
MSSW 687 Field Practicum 2 (2nd Half) 3.5
Total 10
Summer Credits
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total 6
Degree Total 33
Coursework taken at Springfield College School of Social Work must total a minimum of 33 credits.
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