Advanced Standing Policy
Applicants may receive Advanced standing status in the MSW Program if they meet one of the two options referenced below.
BSW degree from a baccalaureate social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) or those recognized by the International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Service. BSW degree must be obtained within seven years of the year of admission to the UW Green Bay MSW program.
Must meet all three of the following criteria*:
- BSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program obtained more than seven years from the year of admission to the UW-Green Bay MSW Program.
- Current Wisconsin Social Work certification (training certificate excluded), and
- Post-BSW social work practice experience equivalent to three full-time years (approximately 6,240 hours). Work experience must be obtained within 10 years of the year of admission to the MSW Program.
*Applicants are responsible for providing evidence of meeting the above criteria.