Students enrolled in a non-MSW graduate program can transfer up to 6 credits that will be considered elective credits. Transcript review occurs after students have been accepted into the program and are conducted by the Registrar.

Students who are enrolled in an accredited MSW program can transfer up to 30 credits, but must complete the remaining 30 credits at the UMB MSW program.

Transfer Applicants Must Provide

Application Fee $65 (non-refundable) OR Fee Waiver

Personal Statement/Essay Questions Respond to the prompted questions required by the selected application type. Limit each answer to 300 words.

Two References  All applicants are required to submit two professional references, usually including professors, employers, supervisors, professional colleagues, and community associates. One recommendation must be from a faculty advisor that addresses the applicant's academic standing

Social Work Chair/Dean/Advisor Recommendation This form is to be completed by the graduate social work department chairperson/dean/academic advisor.

Resume All applicants are required to submit a chronological resume of two pages or less. Be sure to include paid or volunteer experience, internships and/or field placements.

Official transcript(s) from each college, university or professional school you have attended.

Transfer Statement Please write a brief statement with the reason for your transfer request.

Field Evaluation A copy of field practicum evaluation(s), when applicable.

Official transcript(s) can be submitted to the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope as prepared by the sending institution OR as an official electronic transcript sent to your respective admissions counselor.

Based on the first letter of your last name, please send electronic transcripts to:

A-K      Natalie Flowers     

L-Z       Shannon DeGross  

Use the following address for ALL postal submissions:

University of Maryland School of Social Work
Office of Admissions
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1579