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Admitting Transfer Students to the M.S.W. Program

Application deadline for transfer students is April 10, 2017.

A “transfer student” is an applicant to the School of Social Work who has been enrolled as an M.S.W.-degree-seeking student at another M.S.W. program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Policies for Transferring Credits

A full program (50 credit) student may transfer a total of 8 semester credits into her/his M.S.W. degree program. A student with advanced standing may transfer a total of 6 semester credits into her/his degree program. All transferred courses must have a grade of B (3.0) or higher.

Transferred credits may be from the following sources (all credits expressed as semester credits):

Courses from the following sources cannot be transferred to the M.S.W. program:

In accordance with accreditation guidelines from the Council on Social Work Education, the School of Social Work does not give academic credit for life experiences, including field internships.

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