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MSW Full Time (2-year Full-Time) Program Information

MSW Application Instructions

All MSW Applicants must apply online at

All MSW Letter of Recommendation must be mailed to:
ATTN: MSW Program Admissions
Social Work Program
Utah State University
0730 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-0730

Admission Requirements for MSW Full-Time Program Candidates:

The MSW program has adopted admissions criteria and procedures that reflect its goals and objectives; the criteria also incorporate the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) requirements for admission to a master's program. The School of Graduate Studies requirements for admission to a master's program are as follows:

  • A bachelor's degree that will be completed before matriculation in the degree program

  • A 3.0 or higher grade point average for most recent 60 semester or 90 quarter credits

  • A score or scores at or above the 40th percentile on the appropriate MSW admissions test, the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) OR the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). (Although all MSW applicants must take either the MAT or GRE, those with strong applications may qualify for admission even if their score falls below the 40th percentile)

  • Three satisfactory letters of recommendation

  • A personal statement

  • At least one introductory social or behavioral science course AND a research methods OR statistics course

  • A minimum of 21 semester hours of social or behavioral sciences is expected; students deficient in this area will need to be highly qualified in other areas to be considered for admission

  • A 4-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university is required for admission to the MSW program

MSW Full-Time Program (Location: Logan campus only)

Application Window
Starting Semester
September 2017 - January 17, 2018 August 2018
May 2020
September 2019 - January 15, 2020 August 2020
May 2022
September 2021 - January 19, 2022 August 2022
May 2024
September 2022 - January 17, 2024 August 2024
May 2026

For further questions, please contact:

Dr. Jessica Lucero, MSW, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & MSW Full-Time Program Coordinator,