Online Advanced Standing MSW Program

Keuka College’s online Master of Social work (MSW) degree program focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness, as well as emotional and other behavioral disturbances.

The advanced track of this program is for students who already have a bachelor’s in social work (BSW) looking to advance their social work careers. If you do not have a BSW but have a bachelor's degree in a different discipline, see the Traditional Track.

Our clinically-focused advanced standing MSW degree program will:

  • Equip you with clinical mental health treatment skills
  • Provide you with versatile social work knowledge that translates to a range of generalist roles and leadership positions
  • Provide experience needed to work in a variety of fields, including mental health, addiction and substance abuse, and family and youth services
  • Fully prepare you to pursue licensure as a clinical social worker, allowing you to serve as a mental health provider and accept insurance referrals


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Keuka College Online

  • Approx Program Length
    18 Months
  • Clinical Placement Services
    Provided by a Dedicated Specialist
  • Hidden Fees

Average Competitor

  • Approx Program Length
    26 Months
  • Clinical Placement Services
    Not Included
  • Hidden Fees

Program Facts

  • 100% online Master of Social Work
  • CSWE-accredited clinical social work program
  • Field placements provided in your region
  • Just 5 semesters (1.7 years) in the Advanced track for BSW graduates
  • Faculty are licensed social work practitioners who are active in the field
  • #1 Provider of Social Work Degrees in New York*
    *#1 provider of BSW degree in New York, National Center of Educational Statistics, 2019


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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW)
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • BSW course work with grades of B or better
  • BSW Field Evaluation
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • 1 Essay
  • Personal Statement
  • GRE is not required

Field Placement and Student Support Services

Once you enroll in Keuka’s MSW Advanced Track program, our dedicated field placement team works with you to find sites in your local community to achieve the 500 hours of real-world, hands-on experience required to graduate. Your Field Placement Coordinator will discuss your goals and interests to find the right fit for your field education placement site. This service is included in the program cost and allows you more time to focus on your coursework. Our online students receive the same support as if they were on campus. Your dedicated Student Success Advisor guides you throughout your Keuka College online learning experience from enrollment to graduation.