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Master of Social Work


Transferring Credits

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Students from other accredited graduate schools of social work may receive recognition of up to 30 credit hours, provided the courses were completed not more than five years prior to the date of application. Students must complete the 30 hours of the concentration year at St. Ambrose.

No credits, other than those from an accredited graduate school of social work, will be transferred from other institutions.

Graduate credits earned within five years at St. Ambrose may be applied as elective credits toward the MSW degree provided those credits were not applied to another degree. Not more than nine (9) elective credits can be earned and those must be reviewed by MSW faculty for appropriateness to social work education.

No academic credit for life experience and previous work experience will be given, in whole or in part, in lieu of field practicum or of courses in the professional foundation areas specified in CSWE curriculum policy statement.