The application for the Master of Social Work program will be moving to the Centralized Application Service beginning September 1. Applications will not be accepted until that time.

Regular Standing
The M.S.W. program is offered in two different formats– as a part-time and a full-time program. The MSW program is increasing enrollment by offering the full 2-year MSW program each year. Classes will begin in late August each year.

Advanced Standing Program
Advanced Standing is available for those who hold a baccalaureate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The advanced standing curriculum requires 36 credits. The admission cycle for advanced standing differs from the two year program. Classes for the next cohort of advanced standing students will begin in May each year.

To apply to the Master of Social Work program you must have:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or demonstration that the applicant is able to maintain a 3.0 in graduate study.
  • The following prerequisite coursework must be completed prior to entrance:
    • 3 credit hours of Biology
    • 3 additional courses in the Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • Completion of the following courses before starting the MSW Program or as co-requisites during the first and/or second semester after entering the MSW Program:
    • 3 credit hours of Statistics