Capella University

MSW - Social Work Advanced Standing


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSW - Social Work Advanced Standing

Format: Online

Program Description:

Faced with life’s challenges, your clients need guidance from a skilled social work professional to find their path to well-being. Capella offers an online, CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Advanced Standing program that can help you to expand your expertise and prepare you for advanced generalist practice. Our curriculum provides the content and skills needed to prepare you for your state’s initial social work license. Pursuing a degree in social work can also mean the opportunity to join an in-demand field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 16% from 2016-2026—much faster than average.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Growth will vary by specialization. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.

Use the skills and knowledge you’ve gained from earning a CSWE-accredited bachelor’s degree in social work to take the next step forward.


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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