MSS Advanced Standing
Bryn Mawr offers an Advanced Standing Program for individuals who have completed the B. S. W. degree within the last five years from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work. The program begins in early June and must be undertaken on a full-time basis allowing for graduation the following May or September. Current work sites in the human services may be considered as field instruction settings.
Application deadline February 1
To apply to the Advanced Standing Program, you must comply with all of the application requirements, including:
B.S.W. Program Director; a field instructor, and a faculty member
Contingent on completion of appropriate course work with grade of B or higher and review of syllabi by faculty teaching in specific curricular areas
Integrative Practice (10 weekly class sessions beginning early June )
Field Education (3 days a week for 10 weeks beginning early June)
Clinical Social Work I or Community Practice, Policy, and Advocacy I
Field Education (3 days a week, continuing at the same placement as in the summer)
Any needed foundation class for which transfer credit was not granted
Clinical Social Work II or Community Practice, Policy, and Advocacy II
Field Education (3 days a week - continuing at the same placement as in the summer and fall)
Assessment and Psychopathology Across the Lifespan (Clinical Social Work concentration) or Community Strategies and Assessment: Advocacy and Action (Community Practice, Policy, and Advocacy concentration)
Any needed foundation class for which transfer credit was not granted.
Please feel free to call the Office of Admissions at 610-526-5152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.