Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice

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Advanced Social Work Practice

Curriculum Plan

Fall 2024:

  • SOWK 600:  Social Justice and Theory in Advanced Social Work Practice 
  • SOWK 602: Research and Philosophy in Advanced Social Work Practice   

Winter 2025:

  • SOWK 604: Advanced Practice Theories in Context
  • SOWK 606: Advanced Policy Practice in Context  

Credential Earned

You will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice after successful completion.


Your certificate consists of four integrated courses (12 units) completed over the fall and winter semesters (8 months). You must adhere to the prescribed sequence of courses.

"Laddering" Into the MSW Program - After completing a certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice and a Specialization certificate, students can apply to the Master of Social Work program.  Learn more