The Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) program prepares students for generalist practice in a variety of human service settings. Graduates are prepared to do a variety of professional social work jobs including counselor, substance abuse/mental health, child welfare and school social work. The curriculum has a special focus on services to American Indians and their communities. The skills students learn are transferable when working with a variety of different groups and settings.
PROCESS FOR ADMISSION
When Do I Apply?
Students are eligible to apply to the social work major during the admission period from November 1st - February 1st of each academic year. Students will begin their upper division coursework in the following Fall Semester only. A second round of admissions may be considered for additional students from March 1st - May 1st of each academic year. Students who have not yet completed 30 credits may be provisionally admitted pending completion of Spring Semester courses.
Eligibility to Apply:
Step One: Meet with an advisor in the CEHSP Advisement Office to review pre-requisites and confirm your eligibility to apply. Additionally, students may want to schedule an appointment with the BSW Program Director or Program Assistant. Students are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with the BSW Program Director before submitting their application.
Note: All application materials (printed) must be provided to the Department of Social Work by the February 1st deadline in order to be considered for priority admission for Fall Semester and May 1st for additional applicants. This includes all letters of reference. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Mail All Materials To: Department of Social Work 1207 Ordean Court Duluth, MN 55812 c/o Rita Ohman 220 Bohannon Hall
Step Four: The faculty will review all applications and students will receive an e-mail notifying them of their acceptance or non-acceptance into the BSW Program no later than March 1st for priority admission and June 1st for transfer students and others. Applications are reviewed based upon: 1) GPA 2) Letter of Application 3) Letters of Reference 4) Application Form.
Step Five: Meet with your major advisor to discuss class scheduling and other advisement issues.
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220 Bohannon Hall
1207 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812
1 (888) 534-9734
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