Admission Requirements

Regular and Advanced MSW Online Programs

MSW Online applications will open early fall 2020. The next admission date will be January 31, 2021. 

Applicants will apply using Social Work Centralized Application Service (SocialWorkCAS). To begin this process, you will create an application account at the SocialWorkCAS website. SocialWorkCAS will verify your application for accuracy, calculate your GPA and send your materials to all Master of Social Work programs of your choice.

Documents required for Missouri State University MSW application will all be submitted through SocialWorkCAS. Items submitted directly to SocialWorkCAS include:

  • Official transcripts
  • Coursework entry
  • Resume
  • Personal statement essays
  • Letters of reference

Additional details on this process can be found on the Apply to the Program page. The GRE exam is not required for admission. Applicants from the Heart of the Midwest (i.e., Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas) are eligible to apply to MSU's online MSW program.