- May 26, 2023 - Application deadline for full-time and part-time study
The program begins in the fall semester.
To be eligible to apply for admission, applicants must:
have earned a bachelor of social work prior to the beginning of the MSW Advanced Standing program in early July from a BSW program accredited by the Council on Social Work (CSWE).
have earned grades of B or better in all BSW courses*
Admission is selective and not guaranteed.
*Applicants to the advanced standing program may be admitted conditionally if their GPA or BSW course grades do not meet the required admission criteria. Such cases will be considered on an individual basis by the admissions committee. Students who are admitted conditionally must earn at least a 3.0 their first term to continue in the advanced standing program as a fully accepted student.
Autobiographical statement indicating reasons for choosing the MSW program
Transcripts of all college study
Two letters of recommendation (one from BSW program director or professor, and one from field supervisor)
Bachelor of social work field evaluation
Standardized test scores are not required.
The MSW program at Quinnipiac University does not give credit for life or work experience.
Applications are reviewed once all of the required materials have been received. It is your responsibility to ensure that missing documents are received prior to the stated admissions deadline.
Tuition Assistance for Aspiring Social Workers
The CT Health Horizon’s grant will allow Quinnipiac to provide $10,000 per student per year in tuition assistance for qualifying master of social work and advanced standing master of social work candidates with the goal of increasing the number and diversity of students in these programs.
Learn More About CT Health Horizons
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