- Standard MSW applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university that is fully recognized as regionally accredited at the time the degree is conferred in order to be eligible to apply.
- Advanced standing MSW applicants must hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from a Council on Social Work Education–accredited program at a regionally accredited college or university and have graduated within the past five years.
- A 3.0 GPA or higher; however, GPA is considered along with all other application materials
- Effective written communication and critical thinking skills demonstrated through your essay(s)
- High-quality letters of recommendation, written by academic and professional references who can speak directly about your preparation for graduate school
- Full-time track: three terms, complete in as few as 12 months
- Part-time track: five terms, complete in 20 months
Part-Time Track: Eight Terms
Full-Time Track: Six Terms
Accelerated Track: Four Terms
Advanced Standing Program
- Full-time, three-term students will participate in a field internship during terms two and three. They will be expected to complete 20 hours per week for their field internship while being enrolled in nine to 12 credit hours per term. Students should expect to commit anywhere from 36 to 68 hours per week for this track, depending on the program term and course expectations. Time commitment will vary from student to student based on individual pace.
- Part-time, five-term students will complete field placement in terms four and five and will be enrolled in six to 12 credit hours per term. They will complete 20 hours per week for their field internship. Students should expect to commit anywhere from 24 to 44 hours per week for this track, depending on the program term and course expectations. Time commitment will vary from student to student based on individual pace.