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Master of Social Work

We are Cardinals — social workers, life-changers, and go-getters. We promote human rights and advocate for those in need. We see every struggle as an opportunity to rise together. We are Saginaw Valley State University and we are waiting for you. Join us today.


Benefits of an SVSU MSW

Graduate of the SVSU Master of Social Work Program will be prepared as Advanced Generalist Social Workers. Our unique immersion-based method provides students with real world experience in clinical practice, community work, program development and agency research. Students learn alongside faculty mentors in diverse community settings as part of every course in the program.

Admission for Advanced Standing and Regular Programs

The SVSU MSW Program admits students yearly, each winter with classes beginning in May or July.

Our MSW application period for both Advanced Standing and Regular Admission applicants will open for our 2020 class in October 2019.  

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