Social Work - Advanced Standing - Advanced Generalist, MSW

The professional program leading to the MSW degree prepares social workers with the knowledge, skills and values to practice as advanced generalists. The program is designed to prepare social workers to be capable of responding effectively to the needs of special populations in the Southwest. The program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and is located at the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Program Offered

Social Work - Advanced Standing - Advanced Generalist, MSW

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Program Requirements

Summer Session Coursework
SWG 598 ST: Advanced Standing Bridge Seminar (3)
SWG 598 ST: Advanced Standing Bridge Seminar (3)

Advanced Generalist Coursework
SWG 598 ST: Advanced Social Work Practice and Ethics (3)
SWG 610 Advanced Social Work Practice III (3)
SWG 614 Advanced Generalist SW Practice IV (3)
SWG 632 Policy Practice (3)
SWG 645 The Professional Experience III (3)
SWG 646 The Professional Experience IV (3)
SWG 692 Research (3)
restricted electives from approved list (6)

Culminating Experience (3 credit hours)
SWG 693 Applied Project (3)

Additional Curriculum Information
Students must start the program in summer (beginning with the first summer session) and complete three credit hours in each summer session, for a total of six hours. The remainder of the program can be completed within two semesters (full time) or four semesters (part time).

Students also complete one internship and an applied project.

Students should see the academic unit for a complete list of approved electives.