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MSW Advanced Standing

Rutgers School of Social Work offers an Advanced Standing MSW option through our Traditional, 100% Online, and Intensive Weekend Programs. The Advanced Standing program is designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in social work from an undergraduate social work program accredited, in the United States or Canada, by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Rutgers Advanced Standing MSW is a 39 credit program and can be completed in one to two years as a full-time or part-time student. If you have questions regarding Advanced Standing programs, please call 848-932-7520.

Practicum Learning

Practicum learning is an essential pedagogical component of the MSW education. Practicum learning office professionals work closely with MSW students to identify an appropriate practicum that offers the ideal learning outcomes as specified by the CSWE. Practicum learning office faculty and staff do their best to secure a practicum that meets student preferences in regards to setting and population served. We cannot, however, guarantee any specific practicums and students are required to have some flexibility in scheduling their practicum learning hours around agency needs and requirements. Advanced standing students complete 675 practicum learning hours as part of their degree program.

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