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Master of Social Work (MSW)

* * * * * * * * * * IMPORTANT: APPLICATION DEADLINES * * * * * * * * * *

CSU Mentor Application: The deadline to apply online to CSULB through CSU Mentor is February 15, 2015 (system will go off-line at midnight).

School of Social Work MSW Application Packets: Submission deadline is February 15, 2015 (see notes below).

>> BY MAIL: Application packets submitted by mail must be postmarked ON or BEFORE February 15th. Applications received with postmarks with dates after February 15, 2015 will not be accepted for processing.

>> DROP-OFF: The School of Social Work Admissions Office is closed on the weekend. Applicants who intend to DROP OFF their supplemental application packets in person may do so until 5pm on the following Monday (February 16). The campus is NOT closed for the President's Day holiday, and we will be accepting applications that day.

EXCITING NEWS: Our School of Social Work has redesigned the MSW program curriculum in order to offer students an innovative academic experience that prepares them for excellence as professional social workers in an ever-evolving world. For more information, please refer to the "MSW Program Overview" link on the bottom right of this page.

HOW TO APPLY: Application to the MSW program is a TWO-STEP process: applicants must first apply to the University (CSULB) and then submit a supplemental application packet directly to the School of Social Work. Refer to the "MSW Application Guidelines" link on the bottom right of this page for details. We encourage prospective applicants to attend one of our information meetings to learn more about the program and the application process.

Thank you for your interest in our program!