Master of Social Work Admissions 

Traditional Track | Advanced Standing Track

The University of New England School of Social Work online program offers two track options for the completion of the Master of Social Work degree: Traditional and Advanced Standing.

While applications are reviewed and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, applicants are strongly encouraged to complete and submit their applications early in the cycle.

Program Prerequisites

Applicants are encouraged to review the admission requirements for each track prior to beginning their application as the admission requirements vary for each track option. 

Traditional Track

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent.
    • See our International Admissions page for additional admissions requirements including details regarding the evaluation of international degrees for grade and degree equivalency
  • 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • Computer with internet connection, including the hardware and software requirements described on the Technical Requirements page. Must also possess sufficient computer skills to navigate the Internet as all classes are accessed 100% online

Admission Requirements

Advanced Standing Track

  • Graduation from CSWE accredited BSW program within the last seven (7) years is preferred
  • Equivalent coursework at the undergraduate level to UNE's Foundation courses completed with a "B" of better strongly preferred
  • 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA, or better
  • Evidence of significant experience in the human services field with MSW supervision
  • Computer with internet connection, including the hardware and software requirements described on the Technical Requirements page. Must also possess sufficient computer skills to navigate the Internet as all classes are accessed 100% online

Admission Requirements

Your Social Work Enrollment Counselors

Contact an enrollment counselor to discuss your degree plan or to ask questions about the online Master of Social Work program. 

  • Laurie Boland

    Laurie Boland

    Enrollment Counselor II
    (207) 221-4955 | lboland@une.edu

    Laurie is dedicated to the Master of Social Work program.

  • Maria Lorello

    Maria Lorello

    Enrollment Counselor
    (207) 221-4974 | mlorello@une.edu

    Maria is dedicated to the Master of Social Work program.

  • Mollie Kaubrys

    Mollie Kaubrys

    Enrollment Counselor
    (207) 221-4923 | mkaubrys@une.edu

    Mollie is dedicated to the Master of Social Work program.

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