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MSW Info Sessions

The School of Social Work offers MSW Information Sessions to assist individuals interested in a masters degree in Social Work with the application process.

Our information sessions will provide information on the application process for all programs to include the Advanced Standing Program, Traditional MSW program and dual degree programs, the review and admission process.

Meetings will be held on campus at SDSU and off campus at the Academy of Excellence in San Diego. We will soon be offering virtual information sessions for applicants who reside out of state or are unable to make one of the in person meetings.

Please be sure to add your information to our contact list to receive updates on upcoming sessions.

Upcoming Sessions

  • August 29, 2017,  9:00 – 10:15 am
  • September 26, 2017, 9:00 – 10:15 am

The August 29th and Sept 26th info sessions will be held at:

SDSU Academy of Excellence
6505 Alvarado Rd, STE 205 (second floor)
San Diego, CA 92120

Covered Topics

  • application procedures
  • acceptance criteria
  • review process
  • GRE and GPA requirements
  • evening classes
  • Advanced Standing Program
  • 2-year, 3-year Program
  • and more!

SDSU Parking

For sessions held at SDSU, visitors can obtain directions and parking information for the campus by calling (619) 594-0502 or visiting


General MSW Program Info

Applications for the MSW, MSW/MPH, and MSW/JD will be available after October 1, 2017.

The MSW Program accepts new students in the fall of each year.  Requirements include:

  • BA with a Liberal Arts background
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement
  • Statistics Course
  • Experience in human or social services
  • GPA of 3.0 and above
  • GRE (and TOFEL if applicable)


You may order the SDSU Graduate Bulletin from the Student Resource Center (for a fee): Call (619) 594-2466 or write Catalog Sales, Student Resource Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-0562. The Graduate Bulletin is also available in the bookstore on campus and online here.




last updated: 8/2/2017