Master of Social Work

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Master of Social Work Program

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  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 (expected GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Experience in social services as an employee, volunteer, or student is recommended
  • Evidence of strong potential for clinical social work and motivation for graduate studies
  • Successful completion of a prerequisite course (Statistics) with a grade of “C” or better*

*May be completed after admission to the program


  • The advanced standing program is only available to graduates of Bachelor in Social Work (BSW) programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) or an international degree program recognized by CSWE.
  • Degree conferral from a BSW program within the last six years is preferred, although applicants whose BSW was awarded more than six years ago but who have worked continuously in the field may apply for full or partial advanced standing.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Grades of "B-" or better in all Social Work courses.

**Otherwise qualified applicants with a BSW foundation course grade below the required minimum B- grade will be required to repeat the course at the graduate level to demonstrate competency in the relevant foundation area. A maximum of six (6) foundation year credits may be repeated at the graduate level for advanced standing applicants. These courses must either be completed prior to enrollment or in the first year of the student course plan. Applicants with more than 6 credits of BSW foundation courses below the minimum B- grade are not eligible for the Advanced Standing Program but may apply to the regular 61 credit program.

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