Social Work Advanced Standing, Master | Utah Valley University | Orem, United States
M.S.W. On Campus

Social Work Advanced Standing

12 months
24624 USD/year
24624 USD/year
9408 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Work Advanced Standing degree at Utah Valley University is designed to educate and prepare students for a career at the next level in the social work profession. 


The MSW will prepare students to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) qualifying them for a wider range of employment opportunities (mental health, medical social work, child welfare, etc.) working with various populations (children, adolescents, adults, elderly, disabled, etc.).


  • The Social Work Advanced Standing Program at Utah Valley University will have three different specializations: Mental Health, Addictions (including substance and nonsubstance addictions, i.e. pornography, gambling, painkillers, etc.), and Engaging with Diverse Populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Spirituality in Social Work 
  • Family Therapy 
  • Mental Health Diagnosis 
  • Crisis Intervention  
  • Couples Therapy 
  • Family Violence Across the Lifespan 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Create an account and provide information. Application + fee differs for International Students.
  • Pay $45.00 fee and exit application. Re-enter application to submit remaining materials. 
  • Submit a current resume that includes educational background and professional experience.
  • Submit a two-part essay that includes an autobiographical statement (2-3 pages) and a critical analysis of a clinical or policy issue (2 pages). More details available here.
  • Provide name and email address of three professional references. References will be contacted via email to submit an electronic recommendation.
  • Send all official university transcripts. If requesting an electronic copy from your university, official transcripts must be emailed to UVU transcripts are already on file and do not need to be requested.     

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24624 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24624 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9408 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9408 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Orem

950 - 1644 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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