University of New England

Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing

Format: Online

Program Description:

Graduates of the University of New England Master of Social Work program learn to understand the potential for individual and collective human development when people live with dignity and social justice; to identify people’s strengths across diverse populations and how to build upon them; to understand the multiple social, cultural, political, and economic factors influencing the design, development, and evaluation of social policies and programs; to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out multiple social work interventions consistent with the School’s mission and the profession’s ethics; and to develop intervention strategies that empower individuals, families, groups, or communities.

Why UNE Online?  Our students graduate the program with the knowledge and skills to develop intervention strategies at the micro and macro level that are consistent with our professional ethics. UNE Online’s MSW was the first asynchronous, CSWE-accredited online program in the nation, offering a competitive tuition rate and three admission opportunities per year.

    CSWE accredited, 100% online – no campus visits required
    35 credit hour program, with 3 enrollment periods per year
    Specializations: Clinical Practice, Community Practice, or Integrated Practice
    Complete in as few as 16 months
    Dynamic faculty of practitioners, researchers, and educators
    Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE, formerly known as the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education for NEASC)


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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