Become a Social Worker in 15 Months.


Program Sequence

The online Advanced Standing Master of Social Work is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in social work and can be completed in 15 months. Students can start in the Summer semester of each year.

The course sequence for this program is as follows. Courses in red are taken consecutively within the same semester:

Advanced Standing Program - Course Sequence Credit
Summer 1
Intro to Advanced Integrative Practice - 8 Weeks 3
Elective - 8 Weeks 3
Fall 1
Client-Centered Direct Practice - 16 weeks 3
Macro Systems in Practice - 16 weeks 3
Spring 1
Practicum III - 16 weeks 6
Elective - 8 weeks or 16 weeks 3
Integrative Seminar - 16 weeks 3
Summer 2
Practicum IV - 16 weeks 6
Elective - 8 weeks 3
Total Credits 33

Focus on Practical Learning Experience

The University of Oklahoma's Field Education offices coordinate placements in over 300 affiliated agencies, offering students direct learning experiences with individuals, families, groups, and communities. Field Coordinators work with the students, sites, field instructors and liaisons to ensure that quality field education occurs. In general, students are oriented to the practicum process, participate in planning for practicum, interview with agencies, and secure their placements. The student’s interests, personal needs, and educational levels all figure in to their approved placement. Practicum placements occur in a wide range of setting types, such as: Health, Children and Family, Correction, Community-Based, Public Health and Assistance, Disabilities, and Policy. 

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