Saint Louis University's graduate social work program is among the top 20 percent in the nation, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. If you want a career in social work, our programs are designed to get you there.
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SLU offers more than 30 accelerated degree programs that can help you save money and time.
The baccalaureate social work program at Saint Louis University has been continuously accredited since 1974.
The master’s social work program at Saint Louis University has been continuously accredited since 1930.
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200 Alexandria, VA 22314-3457 Phone: 703-683-8080
Students who have a minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and Bs or better in their social work courses are eligible to apply to the accelerated Master of Social Work program in the spring semester of their junior year.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and meeting the admissions requirements of the M.S.W. program, students can begin the M.S.W. program during the summer or fall following their May graduation.
The M.S.W. program is then completed within three semesters (summer, fall, and spring; or fall, spring, and summer). Students considering this option need to carefully plan their schedules with their academic advisor and Bachelor of Science in Social Work program director.
Undergraduate students may take up to 12 credits of the following graduate courses in their senior year.