MSW Admission and Academic Requirements

MSW Program Information Sessions for Prospective Students

The GVSU School of Social Work welcomes applicants to the Master's program.  

The GVSU MSW program will be accepting applications for admission as noted below under the application timeline heading. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Borst at borstj@gvsu.edu for assistance or join an information session accessed through the link below. 

Information Sessions are for potential applicants interested in more information regarding the Masters of Social Work program. No prearranged appointment is necessary.  Please join us!  

Click on the Following Link to Join the Information Session

https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/2e91117367344df2ae537ffc4b0e9e84

Join by Phone:
+1-571-392-7650 PIN: 913 065 1472

Are you interested in getting a Master’s in Social Work?

MSW Information Sessions 
Held Virtually
Dates/Times


Friday, December 11 - 12-1 p.m.
Wednesday, January 20 - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 10 - 12-1 p.m.
Wednesday, February 24 - 6:30-7:30pm
Wednesday, March 10 - 12-1 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24 - 6:30-7:30pm

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Semester Start

Program Type

Application Deadline

Fall

Regular Standing Full Time - Traditional MSW Program

March 15

Fall

Regular Standing Part Time - Traditional MSW Program

March 15

Fall

Advanced Standing Part Time - Traditional MSW Program

March 15

Fall

Advanced Standing Hybrid Part Time - Hybrid Program

March 15

Winter

Regular Standing Part Time - Traditional MSW Program

October 15

Winter

Advanced Standing Hybrid Part Time - Hybrid Program

October 15

Spring/Summer

Advanced Standing Full time - Traditional MSW Program

February 1

Spring/Summer

Advanced Standing Hybrid Part Time - Hybrid Program

March 15

Admissions

Courses Offered

Cost

The Master of Social Work admission requirements and application for admission are available online.

 

The $30 application fee is waived for undergraduate alumni of Grand Valley.

The Master of Social Work program is a minimum of 60 credits.

See the full list of courses.

See sample curriculum charts below for details on how your courses can be scheduled for your degree completion:

MSW Foundation Curriculum Chart - Full Time
MSW Foundation Curriculum Chart - Part Time
MSW Advanced Standing Curriculum Chart - Full Time
MSW Advanced Standing Curriculum Chart - Part Time
MSW/MPA Curriculum Chart
MSW School Social Worker School Placement Winter Field Start Curriculum Chart - Full time
MSW School Social Worker Agency Placement Summer Start Curriculum Chart - Full Time
MSW School Social Work School Placement Winter Start Curriculum Chart - Part Time 
MSW School Social Work Agency Placement Summer Start - Part Time

Tuition and Fees

Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency.  Tuition is based on the program in which you choose to enroll.