Pursuing advancement in social work
The advanced standing program MSW program is for students who have a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. This option involves a total of 34 graduate credit hours, which includes one field practicum placement in the community during the student’s last semester.
The full-time option typically takes one calendar year to complete; you will begin courses in the summer term of the year you are accepted. The full-time option is available at both the Springfield and Joplin campuses.
You are required to meet with your advisor when scheduling classes. The course rotation page provides information about when classes will be offered.