Advanced Standing Program

The Advanced Standing Master's program is designed for exceptional students who have graduated from an accredited baccalaureate social work program within the past five years. Enrollment in this program begins in the summer quarter. Students register for four quarters of full-time study in their chosen concentration, which includes 12 advanced courses and 640 hours of field placement for Clinical Practice students and 496 for Social Administration students. Field placements can be completed during the academic year with a potential summer start. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in SSA’s advanced curricular options.

Sample Curriculum, Clinical Concentration

Summer QuarterAutumn QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
SSA 40800SSA 40400SSA 44500SSA 4XXXX (elective)
SSA 44500SSA 41100SSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)
SSA DiversitySSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)
Field PlacementField PlacementField PlacementField Placement

 

Sample Curriculum, Social Administration Concentration

Summer QuarterAutumn QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
SSA 46712SSA 4XXXXSSA 46800 (elective)SSA 45400 (elective)
SSA 48500SSA 4XXXXSSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)
SSA DiversitySSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)SSA 4XXXX (elective)
Field PlacementField PlacementField PlacementField Placement

For course numbers and descriptions, please visit the course catalog. Download the PDF curriculum map.

To apply, please visit the admissions pages.