Social Work (Advanced Standing, Full Time) MSW

School of Social Work

Program Description

Unique to our highly ranked MSW program, is an integrated trauma-informed and human rights perspective, offering a transformational lens to focus your social work policy and practice. The advanced standing track is for qualifying applicants with a bachelor of social work (BSW) degree, earned within six years of starting the MSW.

Program Contact

Lauren McGowan
685 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1254
Fax: 716-645-3456

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 35 Hours


  • 1 Year

Application Fee

  • $75

Special Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in social work (BSW).

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.