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Professional Programs in Social Work

Admissions Procedures

UW-Green Bay MSW Program Application Information

The MSW program prepares students for advanced practice social work in a variety of fields of practice. The Program offers an Advanced Generalist concentration with an opportunity to complete an Individualized Area of Emphasis. The program seeks applicants who have demonstrated academic potential for graduate study, readiness and suitability for advanced level social work, and who are able to articulate a commitment to social work. In addition, the Program seeks applicants with a demonstrated commitment to human services and sensitivity to multi-cultural practice, social justice, and leadership/advocacy.

Applicants must apply to the UW-Green Bay Graduate Studies and the UW-Green Bay MSW Program. Applications received after the deadline date will be considered on a space available basis. The MSW Program admissions committee will only review complete applications so applicants are encouraged to apply early and accurately follow application instructions. Receipt of application materials will be confirmed via the UW-Green Bay Graduate Studies office. The application process includes completion of the following materials:

  • The UW System Graduate School application
  • The UW-Green Bay MSW Program Admission Questionnaire
  • Official Transcripts
  • Professional References
For more information regarding admissions criteria, please see

The MSW admissions committee meets in February to review all completed applications. Applicants will receive notification letters from UW-Green Bay Graduate Studies office via postal mail by or before mid-March.

Application Materials and Submission Information

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be available in August. Watch this page for future updates.