2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Social Work, Mental Health Concentration Full-Time, M.S.W.


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Program Requirements

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 credits, which may include no more than 12 hours of graduate study. A broad liberal arts background to include a minimum of 18 semester hours in basic social and behavioral sciences, 3 semester hours of Human Biology (Human Anatomy and Physiology or Human Growth and Development may be used as a substitute course to meet this requirement), and 3 semester hours of Humanities. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission. Applicants must provide the following: three recommendations on the Graduate School Forms. The three completed recommendations must be provided from instructors or professors, employers, supervisors, and/or professional colleagues who can assess the applicant’s potential for success in graduate school. One recommendation must be from a former instructor or professor if the applicant graduated within the last five (5) years. If the applicant graduated more than five (5) years ago, the applicant may obtain a recommendation from another employer, supervisor, and/or professional colleague. Recommendations from friends or family members are not appropriate and will not be accepted. Additionally, 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 must also be provided. A personal interview may be required.

 

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