Baccalaureate degree from a social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The BSW degree must be within five years of the expected enrollment date of the MSW Program to apply for advanced standing. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission. Applicants must provide the following: three recommendations on the Graduate School Forms and a personal statement of no more than five typed, double-spaced pages which addresses applicant’s (a) interest in pursuing the profession of social work, (b) volunteer and paid work experiences, (c) future career plans, (d) community involvement, and (e) personal qualities that the applicant brings to the social work profession. A personal interview may be required.