Application Process

Master of Social Work (MSW) Application Process

Submit the following documents by the priority deadline of February 1, 2021:

  • Official Transcripts – Applicants must submit an official copy of their undergraduate transcripts and evidence that they graduated with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average during the final two years of their undergraduate education.
  • Professional Essay – Applicants answer the following questions: 1) how do your values align with the profession’s code of ethics?, and 2) how might behavioral health services be modified to better meet the needs of people living in rural areas? (Maximum of 500 words for each response).
  • References – Submit three professional/academic references from people who can comment on your capacity to complete a full-time blended program.
  • Resume – Describe your educational background, and professional or volunteer experience. Emphasize experience in social service-related areas.

Requirement - Students need to complete 18-semester credits in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences in such disciplines as anthropology, biology, general studies, history, liberal studies, psychology, or sociology. (Note – these courses do not need to be completed when you apply, but must be finished prior to starting the program).

Interviews - Students who meet the criteria for admission will be interviewed to assess their readiness to assume full-time study in a blended program.