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Applicants for the Wayne State University (WSU) Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree Program complete one application. School and university policies governing each application process are in the current University Graduate Bulletin.

This includes a fee, submission of official transcripts, resume, personal interest statement, and 3 references. If you previously submitted an application to the School of Socal Work or the WSU graduate school, please contact the Wayne State University – School of Social Work, Office of Admissions and Student Services at for directions on submitting additional application material.

The School of Social Work at Wayne State University welcomes all applicants for our social work programs. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and do not discriminate on any basis, including history of criminal background in admissions consideration.  We do not discriminate or deny anyone admission based on criminal history; it is important for applicants to disclose information about background so that they understand any possible professional restrictions related to certain crimes.