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MSW Info Sessions

We hold monthly information sessions to inform you on the application procedures, acceptance criteria, the review process, the difference between MFCC and the LCSW, GRE, GPA requirements, evening classes, the Advance Standing Program, 2 year program, the 3 year program and more!

Please attend an information session if you are considering one of the MSW or dual degree programs at SDSU.

Upcoming Sessions

The info session dates for fall 2016 are listed below:

  • September 13, 2016: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
    6505 Alvarado Road, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92120
  • October 11, 2016, 8:15 am to 9:45 am
    Education and Business Affairs (EBA) building, room 442
  • November 15, 2016: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    6505 Alvarado Road, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92120
  • December 7, 2016:  8:30 am to 10:00 am
    Student Services West (SSW) room 2650
  • January 19, 2017:  8:30 am to 10:00 am
    6505 Alvarado Road, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92120

Covered Topics

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


Visitors to SDSU 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, 2016.

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: 8/31/2016