MSW Admissions and Academic Calendar

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. Do you have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree?
Do you have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree?

Ready to become a Bobcat? With three start dates per year and a streamlined application process, you can be on your way to earning your online Master of Social Work in a matter of months.

Continue reading for additional information about what you’ll need to complete your application and a list of key dates.

Admission Requirments

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Petition for exceptional consideration/below 3.0 Form
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Online application with $50 application fee
  • MSW application requirement checklist
  • Professional resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Application essay
  • Professional expectations of student behavior form
  • Most current field evaluation
  • One reference from field instructor
  • No GRE or GMAT scores required

Advanced Standing Only:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited institution, completed within the last 5 years**
  • B or above in all required social work classes

**If the degree was received earlier, student must provide syllabi demonstrating that undergraduate courses were similar to current first-year MSW course sequence (NOTE: All students must take SW 5101 and SW 5702).

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

TermApplication DeadlineStart Date
SU 23April 21, 2023May 15, 2023