Admission Requirements

What you should know about us:

  • All MSW classes are online. There is no need to travel to Owensboro (unless you come for graduation!).
  • Weekly, evening, synchronous chats are required for all courses, so you will have virtual, real-time, face-to-face contact with all your professors and classmates.
  • The full MSW program is 60 credits, completed within 2 years.
  • Advanced Standing is 30 credits, completed in 1 year.
  • We are in Pre-Candidacy status with the Council On Social Work Education.
  • No GRE is required.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Completion of an online application. There is no cost to apply.
  2. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
    1. Completion of Introduction to Social Work with a minimum grade of C (may be taken the summer before admission or concurrently with conditional acceptance).
    2. Completion of a Statistics course, with minimum grade of C (may be taken the summer before admission or concurrently with conditional acceptance).
    3. GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours earned, for full program; GPA of 3.2 for last 60 hours earned, for Advanced Standing.
    4. Typed personal statement (3-4 pages).

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