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Master of Social Work

Our nationally-accredited program prepares you for advanced professional practice in social work

With a BSW

You can apply to any of our MSW programs with your Bachelor of Social Work degree, as long as you meet the minimum entrance requirements.

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With another degree

If you have a degree in another discipline, you can apply to the MSW program, provided you meet the minimum admission requirements. Your MSW will begin with a year of foundational study.

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Graduate Certificates

If you have a BSW, you can apply to the MSW program after completing two graduate certificates (Advanced Social Work Practice and one of: Clinical Social Work Practice, International & Community Development, or Leadership in the Human Services).

Will I get in? Minimum admission requirements

  1. A four-year bachelor degree from an accredited/recognized institution with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a four-point scale. Your degree must be awarded prior to the start of the program. We cannot accept a letter of completion as a replacement for degree award. Your final transcript noting your degree must be received by March 1.
  2. The equivalent of two years of full-time paid work or a minimum of 3,000 hours of paid and/or volunteer work in the human services field.
  3. English Language Proficiency.

Offers of admission are valid for the term to which you apply.

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