The MSW Program provides opportunities for students who have been admitted to the MSW Program, to challenge up to two courses. Read more in the Academic Catalog.
The MSW program will not grant academic credit for life or work experience. Only students admitted to the program may take graduate social work courses. Also, only those students who have been admitted to the program and who have completed all required Fayetteville State University pre-requisite course work may enroll in practice courses and in the field instruction courses.
Applicants for admission must meet the following criteria:
Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
A minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate work or a 3.0 in the last 60 hours completed.
A broad liberal arts background to include minimum of 18 semester hours in basic social and behavioral sciences, 3 semester hours of Human Biology (Human Anatomy and Physiology or Human Growth and Development may be used as a substitute course to meet this requirement), 3 semester hours of Humanities
A score on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)(General Section) taken within the last five years.
Submit all required documents to The Admissions Office by January 15 for consideration for admission to the MSW Program for the Fall semester. Admission is not guaranteed.