Advanced Standing Plan of Study

MBA/MSW—Advanced Standing—63 credit hours 

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program may be eligible for advanced standing. The advanced standing program currently consists of 63 credit hours of course work, including 20 hours of fieldwork (per week) and related field practicum courses. This program can be completed in 2 years as a full-time student.

Two Year Full-Time Program

(Must have Bachelor of Social Work from CSWE accredited program)

First Year

Summer I Semester Credits
GSB 611 Economics for Managers 3
Summer II Semester Credits
GSB 617 Business Law 3
Fall Semester Credits
GSB 612 Financial Management 3
GSB 613 Statistics 3
GSB 626 Marketing 3
GSB 623 Corporate Social Responsibility 3
Spring Semester Credits
GSB 615 Financial Management 3
GSB 622 Management Information Systems 3
GSB 621 Economics of the Firm 3
GSB 701 Managerial and Cost Accounting 3

Second Year

Summer I Semester Credits
GSB 625 Financial Decision Making 3
Summer II Semester Credits
SWK 685 Community Development and Social Planning  
GSB 767 International Residency
Fall Semester Credits
SWK 610 Advanced Social Work Practice with Families: Models in a Global Context 3
SWK 611 Field Practicum III 3
SWK 614 Family Centered Policy in a Global Context 3
GSB 723 Operations Management 3
GSB 721 Entrepreneurship 3
Spring Semester Credits
SWK 650 Seminar in Advanced Family Practice 3
SWK 651 Field Practicum IV 3
GSB Business Elective 3
GSB 791 Strategic Management 3