MSW Program Overview-UA Main Campus

Akron Main Campus


The MSW Program offers:

  • Preparation for the advanced practice of social work
  • A degree program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Part-time study
  • Evening/weekend courses
  • Regional field placements
  • Advanced standing program for qualifying students with a BSW

2018 MSW Application Information-UA Main Campus

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • What is the admission deadline? 
    • February 1, 2018: Review of the applications for Advanced Standing, full-time, and part-time will begin.
    • February 15, 2018: Priority admissions for Advanced Standing, full-time, and part-time
    • March 31, 2018: Deadline for applications to the Advanced Standing program
    • June 15, 2018: Deadline for applications to the full-time and part-time programs
  • When do classes begin?
    • Advanced Standing evening program: Summer, 2018 
    • Full-time & part-time programs: Fall, 2018
  • Do I need to attend any orientation sessions? Yes, you will need to attend two orientations: Field Orientation & Program Orientation.
  • Wondering about your field education experience? Students may complete their field placements at agencies throughout the Northeast Ohio area (Click here).
  • Who can I contact for additional assistance? Please call (330) 972-5275 or e-mail socialwork@uakron.edu.