Social Work, M.S.W. & Divinity, M.Div. (Concordia Seminary) Dual Degree

Saint Louis University's Master of Social Work, Clinical Concentration, and Master of Divinity is a dual-degree program with Concordia Seminary.

With this dual degree, students prepare to provide social work in Lutheran missions and social service agencies. Students gain knowledge and skills in blending Lutheran faith beliefs, spirituality and religious service with the professional practice of social work.

For additional information, see the catalog entries for the following programs:

Social Work, M.S.W.

Master of Divinity, M.Div. (Concordia Seminary, St. Louis)


The baccalaureate social work program at Saint Louis University has been continuously accredited since 1974. The Master of 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 

Saint Louis University’s applied behavior analysis program is currently a Verified Course Sequence (VCS). Students who graduate from the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis program will have completed all requirements necessary to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) exam.

Students must meet the admission requirements and be admitted into both degree programs according to the processes of each of the participating academic institutions in order to pursue a dual degree program.

Individuals must apply to SLU's M.S.W. program concurrently with the M.Div. program.

In place of 9 credits of social work electives, dual degree M.Div./M.S.W. students take 9 credits of M.Div. courses.

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.

Apply for Admission

For admission questions, contact:

School of Social Work Graduate Admissions Office