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Master’s of Social Work is LIVE!

On behalf of the University of Saint Joseph, our Graduate Admissions Office is proud to announce that the new MSW program has officially gone live!   Courses will kick off in summer 2014 for the Advance Standing tracks and then in fall 2014

Posted in Academic Programs, Announcements

MSW Open House

The Master of Social Work program will be hosting an Open House event for current students and recent graduates of our BSW program on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5pm in the Crystal Room of Mercy Hall.  A presentation given

Posted in Announcements

In Debt to Your Degree

Usually I reserve the space in our “Outside Resources” section of this blog for articles that are written specifically for the viewing pleasure new applicants but I came across the article that has I think has value to both students

Posted in Outside Resources

Back in Action

Welcome back to the USJ Graduate Admissions blog!  We apologize for the lack of information over the summer months!  That time period is always long and busy for us with the majority of students looking to start their graduate programs

Posted in Announcements

Summer Hours

The Office of Graduate Admissions and Academic Services will be going back to an 8:30am-4:30pm business day starting the week of April 29, 2013.   Late hours that have take place on Monday-Wednesday from the past months will be re-started at

Posted in Announcements

Fall Registration Opens Today

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen!  This year we’re trying something new in regards to our fall registration and here’s the Reader’s Digest version:  Today marks the first day that matriculated students can register for graduate courses.  In the past, non-matriculated students could

Posted in Announcements

How New Graduate Students Should Spend Their Summers

The birds are chirping, there’s almost no snow in sight, and it’s bearable to go outside with a light jacket on!  Soon enough … we’ll be wishing for snow because we’ll be in the middle of a hot and humid

Posted in Outside Resources

Explore Graduate School Funding Options Early

Thought the article U.S. News & World Reports “Explore Graduate School Funding Options Early” by Dr. Doc Martin was a great, quick read for those students in the planning process of returning to Graduate School.   We all know that money is

Posted in Outside Resources

It’s Time to Go Back to School

Earlier today, a few members of our office were having a discussion about whether graduate schools should require resumés and that led us into a discussion about job experience and it’s relation to age.  It’s an interesting topic in higher

Posted in Outside Resources

4 Grad School Myths Debunked

Found this article written by Dr. Don Martin on the U.S. News & World Reports website that offered some valuable insight into proving wrong a few of the most common graduate school myths going today! “The decision to go to graduate

Posted in Outside Resources