At a minimum, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • A B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university, which includes 60 semester hours or credits in the liberal arts, of which at least nine are in the social or biological sciences.
  • An academic record suggesting the ability to do graduate work at least at a B level.
  • A serious commitment to the profession of social work and the capacity to meet the demands of professional training, often demonstrated by internships and life experiences.

For more details, go to MSSW Application Requirements (PDF: 9 pages).