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MSW Admissions Information

Program Options

Different program options are open to you, depending on whether or not your undergraduate degree is in social work. Select the appropriate tab below.

If your undergraduate degree is in social work from a CSWE-accredited program, the following program options are available:

  • Advanced Standing Full time (12 month) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in June
  • Advanced Standing Extended time (2 year) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in September
  • Advanced Standing Extended time (3 year) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in September
  • Advanced Standing Weekend (3 year) - weekend format, classes begin in June

If your undergraduate degree is not in social work, the following program options are available:

  • Regular Standing Full time (2 year) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in September
  • Regular Standing Extended time (3 year) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in September
  • Regular Standing Extended time (4 year) - afternoon/evening format, classes begin in Septembe
  • Regular Standing Weekend (4 year) - weekend format, classes begin in June

Admission Requirements

  • A completed bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by a nationally recognized, regional accrediting association
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) or better on a 4.0 scale. If the applicant's GPA is less than 3.0, an explanatory statement should be included with the application.

Application Form | Recommendation Form

Application Instructions

Deadline: The application deadline is Jan. 10.
Submit all materials to:

St. Catherine University
Graduate Admission, #4027
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Contact Information

Admissions Counselor

Anita Cline-Cole
651.690.6030
ajclinecole@stkate.edu

E-mail:graduate_study@stkate.edu
Online: Request Information

Financial Aid

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) financial aid process
    University of St. Thomas Office of Financial Aid
    651.962.6550