Geared toward meeting the practical needs of our student population, the UConn Master of Social Work is attainable through a variety of study plan options. Example course selection guides illustrate ways in which you can organize your course of study. A minimum of 60 credits for the regular program is required for the degree including 42 credits in classroom courses and 18 credits in field education, taken concurrently. A minimum of 35 credits for the Advanced Standing program is required for the degree. Social work course credit is not granted for life or previous work experience.