This 15-month program is designed for exceptional students who have graduated from an accredited baccalaureate social work program within the past five years. Enrollment in the Accelerated Master’s Degree Program begins in spring quarter. Accelerated students register for four quarters of full-time study in their chosen concentration, which includes 12 advanced courses and 700 hours of field placement (three days per week). Field placements start in August and continue for twelve months. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in SSA’s advanced curricular options.

Sample Curriculum, Clinical Concentration

1st Year Spring Quarter1st Year Summer Quarter1st Year Autumn Quarter
SSA 408 SSA 417
SSA 425 SSA 413
SSA Diversity SSA 4XX (elective)
 Field PlacementField Placement
2nd Year Winter Quarter2nd Year Spring Quarter 
SSA 445SSA 4XX (elective) 
SSA 4XX (elective)SSA 4XX (elective) 
SSA 4XX (elective)SSA 4XX (elective) 
Field PlacementField Placement 

 

Sample Curriculum, Social Administration Concentration

1st Year Spring Quarter1st Year Summer Quarter1st Year Autumn Quarter
SSA 454 SSA 468
SSA 467 SSA 485
SSA Diversity SSA 4XX (elective)
 Field PlacementField Placement
2nd Year Winter Quarter2nd Year Spring Quarter 
SSA 4XX (elective)SSA 4XX (elective) 
SSA 4XX (elective)SSA 4XX (elective) 
SSA 4XX (elective)SSA 4XX (elective) 
Field PlacementField Placement 

 

For course numbers and descriptions, please visit the course catalog. Download the PDF curriculum map.

To apply, please visit the admissions pages.