MSW Admission and Academic Requirements

MSW Program Information Sessions for Prospective Students
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!  These sessions are held at the School of Social Work Office in the DeVos building, 391C at the center tables.

Dates and Times:

  • December 9, 2019 12-1pm
  • January 13, 2020 - 12-1pm
  • January 22, 2020 - 6:30-7:30pm
  • February 10, 2020 - 12-1pm
  • February 26, 2020 - 6:30-7:30pm
  • March 9, 2020 - 12-1pm
  • March 25, 2020 - 6:30-7:30pm
  • April 13, 2020 - 12-1pm
  • April 22, 2020 - 6:30-7:30pm

 

The GVSU School of Social Work welcomes applicants to the Master's program.  Applications received after these due dates are not guaranteed review.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Program Type

Application Deadline

Semester Start

Advanced Standing - Full time

February 1

Begin Spring/Summer semester only

Advanced Standing - Part Time

March 15

Begin Fall Semester Only

Regular Program - Full Time

March 15

Begin Fall Semester Only

Regular Program - Part Time

March 15

Begin Fall Semester Only

Regular Program - Part Time

October 1

Begin Winter Semester Only

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

Financial Support

 

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.