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School of Social Work
Chair, School of Social Work
MSW Program Director
The new fully online MSW program is designed for self-directed learners who seek the flexibility of online learning but desire to have meaningful relationships with their faculty and peers in a robust learning environment. UPIKE’s program has a unique specialization in mental health and addictions, which provide students with the advanced training needed to effectively direct clinical practice with individuals, families and small groups. Graduates finish fully prepared to take on leadership positions and pursue a future license as a clinical social worker.
*To be completed by students who do not hold an undergraduate social work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) or who do not meet additional criteria for Advanced Standing.
*Please note that it is preferred that this requirement is completed prior to admission. However, any liberal arts coursework not completed on admission to the MSW program, must be completed before beginning the advanced curriculum.
**If you have graduated within the last five years, you must submit an academic recommendation.
*To be completed by students who have completed an undergraduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
*Please note that students applying for advanced standing must submit at least one recommendation form from a field supervisor and/or current employer if working in a social work related position.
Admission to the MSW program requires applicants to obtain three (3) recommendation forms from individuals who can provide information about your academic and personal qualifications related to graduate school readiness. Below are links to the form instructions and the fillable recommendation form.