Social Work

College of Health and Human Sciences

Degrees offered: MSW

Fall Deadline: January 15 (Full-Time Program)
Spring Deadline: No Spring Admission
Summer Session I Deadline: No First Summer Session Admission
Summer Session II Deadline: January 15 (Part-Time and Advanced Programs)

Additional admission requirements: An acceptable score on the GRE; Evidence of a liberal arts foundation to include the following minimum 30 credit hours: 18 Social and Behavioral Sciences (Political Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic/Global Studies, History, and Sociology), 6 Humanities, 3 Human Biology or Human Development, 3 Statistics; Applicants must demonstrate intellectual and personal qualifications considered essential to the successful practice of social work, such as sensitivity and responsiveness in relationships, concern for the need of others, adaptability, good judgment, creativity, integrity, and skill in oral and written communication. This determination shall be based on a review of the applicant’s references and written personal statement; Applicants to the Advanced Standing plan of study must have earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program, have a GPA in social work courses of 3.2 or better, and provide a letter of recommendation from his/her B.S.W. field supervisor (as one of the three recommendations required).

Graduate coordinator: Dr. Jeffrey Shears
Phone: 336-285-2361

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