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Master of Social Work – On Campus

MSW APPLICATION DEADLINES:
  • BOISE, COEUR D'ALENE AND TWIN FALLS CAMPUSES: DECEMBER 1, 2017 (for academic year 2018/2019)

You must have all items submitted by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

Master of Social Work (MSW) Graduate Programs are Offered On the Boise State Campus

Our Master of Social Work degree program (MSW) was established in 1991 and accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The MSW program in Boise State’s School of Social Work is ranked #1 in the country for Grad Program Value according to former students (see GraduatePrograms.com).

The School of Social Work at Boise State University offers both Full-Program MSW and Advanced Standing MSW Programs. The Full-Program MSW is for students with baccalaureate degrees in other disciplines. The Advanced Standing MSW Programs are designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an undergraduate social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

You can choose from:

  • 2-Year Full-Time MSW Full-Program
  • 1-Year Full-Time Advanced Standing MSW Program
  • 2-Year Half-Time Advanced Standing MSW Program (applicable to Title IV-E scholars only)

Graduate Program Mission

The Boise State University School of Social Work prepares graduates for beginning social work practice with individuals and families, groups, organizations and communities and for advanced social work practice with individuals and families. We are committed to human rights, social and economic justice, egalitarianism, and respect for diversity.

As our mission suggests, the Boise State University School of Social Work MSW Program prepares students to work with diverse populations and issues. We educate students for advanced direct practice with individuals, families, households, groups, organizations and communities.

Goals of the MSW Program

  1. To provide an education program that prepares graduate students for advanced direct practice utilizing a strengths perspective.
  2. To provide an education program that prepares graduate students for culturally sensitive practice with individuals, families, groups, households and communities.
  3. To support faculty, staff and student diversity.
  4. To support faculty involvement in research and demonstration projects.
  5. To educate for social work practice based on the values and ethics fundamental to the profession of social work.

Want to learn more?

We are happy to provide more information and answer your questions about the Master of Social Work program offered at the Boise State University campus.

Contact: School of Social Work
Education Building, #716
msw@boisestate.edu
(208) 426-1568