Social Work

MSW-Social Work

The Master of Social Work program at Texas A&M University-Commerce is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced level social workers. The program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). All MSW graduates are eligible to sit for the State of Texas LMSW licensure testing. The program follows an advanced generalist practice model. Courses in the MSW program are offered evenings and weekends to accommodate working students. 

Students transferring from another MSW program are required to sign a release of information form; which will be used to communicate with the previous MSW program.

Social Work Admission Packet

Departmental Website

Required Documents for Admission

Admission Consideration Requirements for All Students

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Application fee:  $50 domestic student 
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • Professional Narrative Statement
  • Resume(Vita)
  • Recommendation form - 3 :  must use Social Work department recommendation form; no other letters or documents will be accepted

  • Release of Information form:  only for applicants transferring in coursework from a Master's in Social Work program at another university

  • At least one of the following:

    • Official General Test GRE scores or
    • 3.0 or higher on the last 60 undergraduate hours or
    • Completed master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 3.00 GPA

Additional Admission Consideration Requirements for International Students Only

  • Application fee, $75.00, US dollars (this may be paid online when you apply)
  • Bank Statement from the sponsor, must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD (must be less than 1 year old)
  • Official sponsor statement
  • Official transcripts (with a copy of the provisional certificate or diploma)
    For more information on official transcripts, please click here and read FAQ question:  What transcripts do I submit for my admission?

  • English Proficiency:

    • Official TOEFL (IBT at least 79, or CBT at least 213, or PBT at least 550), scores must be less than 2 years old, or
    • IELTS (at least overall 6.00 band), scores must be less than 2 years old, or
    • Completion (all years) of a bachelor's degree or higher degree from a U.S. regionally accredited university, or

Application Packet Submission Deadline:

MSW Admission File completion deadlines are as follows:

Spring 2018             November 1, 2017

Summer 2018          March 1, 2018

Fall 2017                  July 5, 2018