Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work (M.S.W.)


Dr. Jeff Thompson
Chair, Department of Social Work
Associate Professor
Location: Clement Building, Room 102
Phone: 931-221-7504
Email: thompsonjd@apsu.edu

Dr. Tatsushi Hirono
Graduate Coordinator
Location: Clement Building, Room 110
Email:  hironot@apsu.edu
Phone:  931-221-7733
Website:  Department of Social Work website

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Social Work department application
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution showing a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (student’s applying for Advanced Standing must have a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited program and a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0)
  • Three Letters of Reference on the Social Work Letter of Reference Form
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

For more information about the application process, please visit apsu.edu/grad-studies.


Some University Programs have additional requirements and information included in the Program Handbook.  Program Handbooks, which are incorporated into herein by reference, are available by selecting the following link: Master of Social Work

Required Courses