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- Complete graduate online application.
- Personal Statement (3 to 5 pages) that articulates:
- Your interest and commitment to the purpose of the social work profession.
- Your understanding of the program's mission
- What you are planning to attend graduate school, and how attending graduate school fits with your career goals.
- (Where relevant) Those significant life events or experiences that influenced your decision to pursue social work as a profession.
- Whether you plan to complete the program as Full-Time, Part-time, or Advanced Standing Student.
- Two letters of recommendation. At least one Academic reference must be included. NOTE: Applicants with a BSW seeking admission for Advanced Standing must also include a letter of recommendation from the BSW Program Director, for a total of 3 letters of recommendation. Please have the BSW Program Director submit this third letter directly to the Graduate Social Work Department either electronically to email@example.com or fax 610-738-0375
- An overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (based on 4.0 scale)
- Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. PLEASE SEND ALL OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS DIRECTLY TO THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES.
- GRE Examinations and other aptitude tests are not required.
- Proof of satisfactory completion (a grade of at least C) of liberal arts requirements in:
- 3 credits humanities (art, literature, philosophy)
- 3 credits in United States history or political science
- 6 credits in math/science (statistics, computer science, astronomy, biology, physics, chemistry)
- 6 credits in social science (anthropology, psychology, sociology, economics, women's studies)
- 3 credits in writing
- In certain cases, prerequisite work may be done during the course of study with special permission from the Program Director, Dr. Page Buck.
- If two or more prerequisites are lacking, those courses should be taken and the grades submitted with your application.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
- Foreign documents: International students are required to satisfy additional admissions requirements which are detailed on the Office for International Students website. Academic transcripts must be evaluated on a course by course basis by World Educational Services (WES) or a NACES member institute. If English is a second language, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required.
- Due Dates:
- January 15 - Advanced Standing Program
- February 1 - Regular Full-Time Program
- March 1 - Part-Time Program
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