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Social Work - Advanced Standing - Advanced Generalist

Arizona State University

12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Work - Advanced Standing - Advanced Generalist MSW degree offered at Arizona State University prepares social workers with the knowledge, skills and values needed to practice as advanced generalists and is designed to prepare them to respond effectively to the needs of special populations in the Southwest.


Moment by moment, social workers improve lives and strengthen communities. Wherever life takes you, this master's degree prepares you, a recent BSW graduate, to be a skilled practitioner, leader and advocate throughout your pursuit for justice. Engage, intervene and evaluate social systems in one of ASU's most influential communities.

Career Opportunities

The Social Work - Advanced Standing - Advanced Generalist MSW degree offered at Arizona State University prepares students to be practitioners who deliver culturally competent, ethical interventions that range from complex case management and practice with individuals (micro), families and groups (mezzo) to affecting social change by developing skills in organization, administration, policy development and community practice (macro).

Career examples include:

  • community outreach coordinator
  • hospital or school social worker
  • mental health advocate
  • program specialist
  • social services manager or director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bridge Seminar 
  • Social Work Skills 
  • Assessment of Mental Disorders 
  • Advanced Social Work Practice 
  • Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice 
  • Program Evaluation 
  • Policy Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • Applicants must have a BSW from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited program with a minimum GPA of 3.20 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last two years of work leading to the Bachelor of Social Work (junior and senior GPA). Applicants must have received their Bachelor of Social Work degree no more than six years prior to the date of admission to the MSW program. All applicants are required to have completed a course in human biology and a course in statistics prior to enrollment in the advanced standing program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • three letters of reference
  • professional resume that includes volunteer and paid work experience
  • statement of educational and career goals
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Peoria

940 - 1390 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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