General Requirements

All programs of study require:

  • Physical, cognitive, emotional and character requirements;
  • A B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university;
  • 60 credits in the liberal arts, of which at least nine must be in the social sciences;
  • Proficiency in statistics;
  • An academic record reflecting the ability to do graduate work at least at a B level;
  • Three letters of recommendation;
  • A personal statement;
  • A serious commitment to the profession of social work and the capacity for professional self-awareness, often demonstrated by internships and life experiences;
  • A readiness for graduate study, including the capacity to meet the intellectual, ethical, and emotional demands of professional training;
  • The ability to engage in abstract reasoning, to think analytically and conceptually, and to formulate mature judgments;
  • Clear self expression, both written and oral.

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