Jun 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin 
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Regular Standing (Two Year) Program

Students in the regular two-year program are required to take all foundation year courses.

Field Experience -11

Electives - 10

Choose 10 credits of SOWK electives in consultation with academic advisor.

Dual Degree students:

Admission Requirements

The following admission criteria must be met:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Provide transcripts that demonstrate course work with a strong liberal arts background. The following minimum semester credits of liberal arts must be met:
    • Human Biology or Anatomy and Physiology: 3 (or pass non-credit equivalency course)
    • Communications/Language Skills (foreign languages, speech, grammar, linguistics, written communication, media): 6
    • Social and Behavioral Science (sociology, anthropology, psychology, social psychology, diversity): 8
    • Humanities/History (philosophy, religion, arts, government, political science, economics, or literature): 14
    • Beginning-level Statistics course (or pass non-credit equivalency course): 3
    • Previous computer skills, either in course work (1 or more credit) or extensive hands-on experience evidenced by the Computer Skills Assessment Form.
  • Satisfy one of the criteria below:
    • Have an overall GPA of at least 2.75 in undergraduate courses.
    • Have a GPA of at least 2.75 on last 50% of undergraduate courses.
    • Have a graduate GPA of at least 3.5 on 8 semester credits or more earned in courses graded A–F.
    • Hold a previous master’s degree.
  • A professional résumé documenting related experience.
  • A statement of professional interest and purpose for MSW graduate study.
  • Two strong professional references.
  • The faculty may request a personal interview or a third reference and/or other information.