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MSW Application Procedures

Step 1: All applicants must complete the online application at
  • Applicants must create an account and follow the initial application instructions.
  • Be sure you indicate that you wish to apply for the Master of Social Work Program.

Step 2: Additional MSW Supplemental Application Material
  • Applicants will receive an email with further application instructions from the USU School of Graduate Studies.
  • Applicants will be asked to download, complete and upload the following documents in a pdf format:-

                                 - Applicants' current Resume (Use Template)
                                 - MSW Statement of Purpose

Step 3: MSW Letter of Reference
  • Applicants will enter contact information for three recommenders in the Graduate School's system.
  • Recommenders will be contacted by the Graduate School.  Please note that recommenders must use the specialized fillable pdf form to provide their recommendations. 
Step 4: Provide a copy of all your official academic transcript
  • All transcripts are to be sent directly to USU's School of Graduate Studies.
  • Use the Graduate School's transcript code: 4857 or email:

Step 5: Register to take the GRE or MAT admissions test
(results to be sent directly to the USU's School of Graduate Studies)

MSW Application Cycle (
Cohort Intake  Results Announcement  
Spring (MSW 1.5 year part-time) November (year before intake) 
Summer (MSW 1 year full-time) March (year of intake)
Fall (MSW 2 year full-time & 3 year part-time)  March (year of intake)

For further questions, please contact:

Dr. Jess Lucero, MSW, PhD

Assistant Professor 
MSW Full-Time Program Coordinator 

Dr. Susan Egbert, MSW, PhD, LCSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
MSW Part-Time Program Coordinator 

Karen Flessner, MSW, CSW
Program Coordinator & Instructor