Application Requirements

Minimum requirements for consideration for admission to the Master of Social Work program are:

❖    A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

❖    A minimum of 60 credits in the area of liberal arts

❖    A minimum 3.0 GPA on the last 60 credits of the bachelor’s degree

❖    Students with GPA of 2.5 or below must take the GRE or MAT examination and it is recommended

       for GPA’s below 3.0.

Students are strongly encouraged to submit a *complete application for the appropriate program, term and year in advance of the application deadlines below for best consideration:

Application
Type
RequirementsAvailable
Terms
Spring 2020
Deadline
Fall 2020
Deadline
Foundation Baltimore
  1. Answer 3 personal statement questions.
  2. 3 professional references.
  3. Current chronological resume.
  4. All official transcripts.
  5. Application fee.

Spring 2020
(part-time only)

 

Fall 2020
(part-time/full time)

11/1/2019 3/1/2020
Foundation Shady Grove Same as Foundation Baltimore


Advanced Standing Baltimore
  1. Answer 3 personal statement questions.
  2. Case plan.
  3. 3 professional references.
    • 1 from field supervisor.
  4. Reccomendation from BSW chair.
  5. Current chronological resume.
  6. All official transcrips.
  7. Application fee.

Spring 2020
(part-time only)

 

Fall 2020
(part-time/full time)

11/1/2019 2/1/2020
Advanced Standing Shady Grove Same as Advanced Standing Baltimore

Spring 2020 ONLY
(part-time only)

11/1/2019
ONLY
N/A
Transfer Baltimore
  1. Answer 3 personal statement questions.
  2. Transfer statement.
  3. 3 professional references.
    • 1 from faculty advisor re: academic standing
  4. Copy of field evaluation (if applicable)
  5. Current chronological resume.
  6. All official transcripts.
  7. Application fee.

Spring 2020
(part-time only)

 

Fall 2020
(part-time/full time)
11/1/2019

3/1/2020

*Complete applications include a submitted online application ($65 fee required), delivered all required references and transcripts, and any other documentation required of that specific applicant (i.e. TOEFL, Criminal Conviction, etc.).

 

December 2019 graduates are only eligible for Fall 2020.

Undergraduates who do not complete their degree by May 31, 2020 are not eligible for Fall 2020.

Applicants must have already finished their undergraduate degree to be eligible for Spring 2020.

BSW students beginning a block field placement in Spring 2020 are NOT eligible for Fall 2020.

Applicants may only submit one application for each admission cycle (spring/fall of upcoming year).