MSW Program

Online Advanced Standing Requirements & Curriculum Schedule

Online Advanced Standing MSW Program Requirements:

The USF Online Advanced Standing MSW program utilizes a cohort model that allows for students to connect and build relationships with their fellow classmates as well as their instructors through sequenced course work. Students are able to obtain course content online while also participating in face to face learning experiences with faculty.

The USF Online Advanced Standing program is designed to produce graduates who exhibit exemplary professional standards, values, and ethics in the practice of clinical social work. As such, students should enter the online program willing to meet the following requirements:

 

Full-Time Online Advanced Standing Program

1st Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6124 Psychopathology 3 Asynchronous Instruction
SOW 6342 Social Work Practices with Individuals 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6931 Elective 3 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6931 Elective 3 Asynchronous instruction

 

2nd Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6362 Social Work Practice with Couples and Families 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6438 Evaluations of Clinical Practice in Diverse Settings 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6236 Social Welfare Policy Development & Analysis 3 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6536 Field Instruction III 3 Synchronous instruction

 

3rd Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6126 Health, Illness, & Disability 2 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6368 Social Work Practice with Groups 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6539 Field Instruction IV 4 Synchronous instruction
SOW 8907 Capstone Project 1 *Asynchronous instruction

Please note that some synchronous courses will not meet every week. The instructor will inform the student of the exact times once the course syllabi is posted. In some case course will rotate meeting online. For example, Social Work Practice with Couples and Families and Evaluations of Clinical Practice in Diverse Settings may be scheduled to meet on Tuesdays 6:30-8:45 with the schedule rotating each week. Synchronous instruction
times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 8:45 EST

* Minimal consultations.

Part-Time Online Advanced Standing 

1st Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6124 Psychopathology 3 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6342 Social Work Practices with Individuals 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6931 Elective 3 Asynchronous instruction

 

2nd Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6362 Social Work Practice with Couples and Families 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6438 Evaluations of Clinical Practice in Diverse Settings 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6555 Field Instruction 2 Synchronous instruction

 

3rd Semester 
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6126 Health, Illness, & Disability 2 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6368 Social Work Practice with Groups 3 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6556 Field Instruction 2 Synchronous instruction

 

4th Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 6236 Social Welfare Policy Development & Analysis 3 Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6557 Field Instruction  2 Synchronous instruction

 

5th Semester
COURSE TITLE CREDITS INSTRUCTION TYPE
SOW 8907 Capstone Project 1 *Asynchronous instruction
SOW 6558 Field Instruction 2 Synchronous instruction
SOW 6931 Elective 3 Asynchronous instruction

Please note that some synchronous courses will not meet every week. The instructor will inform the student of the exact times once the course syllabi is posted. In some case course will rotate meeting online. For example, Social Work Practice with Couples and Families and Evaluations of Clinical Practice in Diverse Settings may be scheduled to meet on Tuesdays 6:30-8:45 with the schedule rotating each week. Synchronous instruction
times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 to 8:45 EST
* Minimal consultations.