How to Apply to UConn’s Online MSW Degree

Applying to the online MSW is facilitated by UConn’s online application provided by UConn’s Graduate School. 

Online MSW Applications Requirements

MSW online applicants must have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher. However, emphasis will be given to the last two years of undergraduate work.
  • A broad understanding of liberal arts studies, including emphasis on creative, analytical, and dialectical thinking skills gained from their undergraduate education in literature, the arts, politics, economics, history, philosophy, and the human and natural sciences.


Start or Complete Your MSW Application


When Completing the MSW online application, select the following: 

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Academic Areas: Social Sciences
  • Program: Social Work MSW: Online
  • Concentration: Individuals, Groups, and Families-MSW
  • Enrollment Cohort: Part-time
  • Campus: Hartford

We are authorized to accept distance learning students residing in the 50 states, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.

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Earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from UConn can significantly elevate a career in social work fields. UConn’s online MSW provides a comprehensive and dynamic education, combining theoretical knowledge with extensive hands-on experience through field placements. With a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, UConn's online MSW program prepares graduates to address complex social issues and advocate for positive change.

UConn’s School of Social Work (SSW) is an accredited educational provider and is recognized for excellence in research and its network of experienced faculty and graduates. UConn’s SSW facilitates a learning environment that fosters leadership and innovation. Upon completing an MSW at UConn, graduates emerge as skilled and ethically grounded social work professionals, equipped to pursue diverse career paths such as clinical practice, direct practice, policy development, and leadership roles, making a lasting impact.

MSW Student Jonathan Santana at the School of social Work. Sept. 14, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Ph.D. students having a conversation in the entryway of the School of Social Work (SSW). Sept. 14, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
Exterior views of the School of Social Work (SSW) with students walking out of the building. Sept. 15, 2022. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
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