Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
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Earn your MSW in just 12 months with advanced standing. Specialize in Direct Practice or Community, Organization, and Social Action.
Apply to the MSW Program
Apply now to our top-ranked MSW program. Our Priority Review 1 deadline is November 21, 2022. All applicants automatically reviewed for scholarships.
Applicants to the MSW program must exhibit potential and professional capabilities essential to function effectively in a graduate school environment.
Students who enter the MSW Program with full advanced standing can complete their program with a minimum of 39 credits, with full-time enrollment options for both 12-month (fall, spring, summer) and 16-month (fall, spring, fall) options.
Some students seek to complement their social work education and training by earning a degree in another discipline or profession.
Bradford Campus MSW Program
The Pitt-Bradford MSW program provides the opportunity to earn an MSW degree on a part-time, structured basis at the University's campus in Bradford, Pa.
Johnstown Campus MSW Program
The Master of Social Work program at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown is a part-time program offered at Pitt's campus in Johnstown, Pa.
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