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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet certain minimum requirements for admission to our MSW program. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission to our program. Please refer to the Fall 2016 admission requirements below for our MSW program plan options.

 

2-Year MSW / 3-Year MSW / Distance Education MSW:

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university no later than Spring 2016
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of an Elementary Statistics prerequisite course with a letter grade of “C” or better no later than Spring 2016


Advanced Standing MSW:

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited social work program no later than Spring 2016 (degree must have been completed within the last 5 years)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of an Elementary Statistics prerequisite course with a letter grade of “C” or better no later than Spring 2016

SUMMARY OF MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(NOTE: Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the MSW program)

MSW Program Plan Options

2-YEAR /
3-YEAR /
DISTANCE EDUCATION

ADVANCED
STANDING

Degree Requirement

Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university no later than Spring 2016

Baccalaureate degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program no later than Spring 2016 (degree must have been completed within the last 5 years)

Minimum Cumulative GPA

2.5

3.0

Prerequisites

Completion of an Elementary Statistics course
with a letter grade of “C” or better no later than Spring 2016