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Thank you for your interest in social work as a focus for your major at Metropolitan State University. Our program offers a multicultural perspective and the opportunity to pursue a full-time day program or a part-time evening program. We are accredited from the Council of Social Work Education.

In order to pursue the Bachelor of Social Work degree starting Fall, a student must first be admitted to Metropolitan State University by June 15. After completing the pre-application requirements as directed by your advisor, students must complete and submit a separate application to the social work department. The process for submitting the application includes the following steps:

  1. The completion of a social work application form, link below.
  2. The submission of a personal statement that responds to the questions at the end of the social work application form.
  3. Documentation that you will have met the general education and assessment requirements and the social work prerequisites prior to admission to the program in the Fall Semester.
  4. The submission of two letters of recommendation as specified in the social work application form, and
  5. The completion of an interview will take place with a resident faculty member of the Social Work Program.

Download BSW Application Form


If you have further questions or would like to set up an appointment with a Social Work faculty member, please contact Maria Lopez at 651-793-1338 or Jacqueline Frank 651-793-1339 in the Social Work Department.



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