Admissions Overview

The MSW@USC seeks aspiring social work leaders capable of thriving in a top-tier graduate program. We offer multiple start dates per year, and our admissions committee reviews applications on a rolling basis. The sooner you apply, the sooner you can receive an admissions decision and start planning for your future.

Online MSW Program Admissions

If you earned a bachelor’s degree in a field other than social work, you may be eligible for our MSW program.

  • As few as 16 months to complete
  • 42 graduate-level credits
  • Offered full and part time
  • No GRE required

Learn more about the MSW program.

The online MSW program has the same admissions requirements as USC’s on-campus MSW program. A dedicated admissions counselor will guide you through each step of applying to the MSW@USC. Visit our application requirements page for the full list.