Advanced Standing MSW Curriculum

We offer multiple courses of study for the MSW degree. If you are planning on working while going to school, you should choose a part-time course of study. If you need assistance deciding which track is best for you, email us at swinfo@buffalo.edu

These options are only for students that have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. View additional advanced standing prerequisites on our apply page. 

The curriculum shown below is effective for all students matriculating Fall 2020 and later.

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Full-Time Course of Study

  • Credit hours: 35
  • Program length: 1 year (3 semesters)
  • Program start: Summer semester

Part-Time Course of Study

  • Credit hours: 35
  • Program length: 1.5 years (5 semesters)
  • Program start: Spring semester

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