The following admission requirements must be met for regular admission to the MSW program:
The School of Social Work provides instructions and a checklist for completing an application.
All new students must also provide acceptable proof of appropriate tuberculosis screening within the last year as a registration requirement. Find more information and requirements from the Student Health Center.
If you reside or intend to seek professional licensure outside of the state of Alabama, please review the requirements for that state prior to applying to this program.
Students must satisfy all admission requirements. Admission applications should be completed by February 1 for summer enrollment and April 1 for fall enrollment.
Students will be admitted to the program in the spring and summer semesters. Deadlines for submitting completed Graduate School applications are February 1 for summer enrollment and September 1 for spring enrollment.
In addition to satisfying all admission requirements of the School of Social Work, admission with advanced standing also requires a “B” average or better in social work courses, with no more than one “C” in professional social work courses and grades of “B” or better in field education courses. Students must hold a bachelor of social work degree from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.