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The School of Social Work at Wayne State University is among the nation's leaders in preparing students for professional practice. Our graduates are highly sought after by local and statewide agencies. We invite you to find out how we can help you meet your career goals in the rewarding field of social work.

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B.S.W Welcome Days
April 24 2017 at 12:00 PM
Schoolcraft Center - Educational Outreach
We strongly encourage all prospective students to attend an informational meeting.  At the meetings, we cover in detail about the B.S.W. program, careers, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and much more... The traditional B.S.W. program begins in the fall semester with a priority processing date of February 1st and deadline date of April 1st.  All applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as admissions will close once program capacity has been reached. Applications may be submitted up to one year prior to the start of the beginning term of the selected program. If available, please bring an unofficial copy of your student transcripts to the meeting.
WSU School of Social Work PhD and MSW Program Info Session in Windsor
May 1 2017 at 4:00 PM
Riverside Branch
The Wayne State University School of Social Work is proud to host a Joint Information Session on our MSW and PhD programs and graduate certificates for potential applicants. At the event we will cover in detail the MSW and PhD programs, careers, concentrations, joint-degrees, the application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and so much more. The event will consist of the following: 4-5 pm Open House (flyers available, small group discussions) 5-6 pm MSW program presentation 6-7 pm PhD program presentation
Welcome Days-M.S.W. Informational Meetings
May 4 2017 at 10:00 AM
Old Main
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of these sessions prior to making application.  At the meetings, we cover in detail about the M.S.W. program, careers, concentrations, application process, curriculum, tuition cost, and so much more. All applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as admissions will close once program capacity has been reached.  Applications may be submitted up to one year prior to the start of the beginning term of the program.  MSW - Pre-Candidate Master with Advanced Standing Status:  Only students who hold a baccalaureate degree of Social Work from a CSWE accredited program are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Summer Term.  Applicants applying to the advanced standing program must have a B.S.W. degree that was awarded five years or less from their admission to the advanced standing program.  Those with a B.S.W. degree older than five years may apply to the core program.  All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline of March 1.  MSW - Core/Regular Status:  Only those who hold a baccalaureate degree in another discipline besides Social Work are eligible to apply for this status.  Program begins Fall Term.  All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline of April 1.
B.S.W. Informational Meetings
May 11 2017 at 2:00 PM
School of Social Work-Main Campus
Potential applicants are encouraged to attend an informational meeting prior to applying to the program. If available, please bring an unofficial copy of your student transcripts to the meeting. All programs begin in the fall semester. Application deadline is April 1st. All applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as admissions will close once program capacity has been reached. For more information about our meetings or ADA accommodations, please contact the School of Social Work Office of Admissions and Student Services at 313-577-4409 or email to Shantalea Johns at al3412@wayne.edu. Wayne State University School of Social Work, Main Campus, See http://maps.wayne.edu/ for further details.
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