We are the Cardinals—the social workers, life-changers, and go-getters. We seek to promote human rights and empower those in need. We see every struggle as a chance to rise together. We are Saginaw Valley State University, and we’re waiting for you to check us out. So bring it on. Join us at at the Social Work Graduate Program Open House. Application fees are waived at the Open House!
Graduates of the SVSU Master of Social Work program will be prepared as Advanced Generalist social workers. The MSW program will equip students to:
Regular MSW candidates may have an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Candidates who graduated more than 5 years ago will also apply for the Regular MSW program. This two-year program (full-time) starts Fall 2017, and applications will be accepted from February 23-March 31, 2017. For more information on admissions requirements, see MSW - Regular Program, Degree more than 5+ years old.
Advanced Standing MSW candidates must have a CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Social Work degree granted in the past 5 years. Classes for Advance Standing candidates will begin Spring/Summer 2018, with admission to the Advanced Standing track to begin Fall 2018. The MSW program may be completed in one academic year if enrolled as a full-time student. For more information on admissions requirements, see MSW - Advanced Standing, BSW Degree from CSCWE-accredited program, 5 years or less old.