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Master of Social Work (M.S.W. Degree)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Meet the admission requirements and complete the admission processes required for both the School of Social Welfare’s Regular M.S.W. program and the School of Law’s J.D. program
  • Be admitted by both the School of Social Welfare and the School of Law no later than the end of the first year of study in either program
  • Full-time study is required for the joint M.S.W./J.D. program.
  • The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is required. An applicant or student who is interested in entering the joint degree program should discuss his or her plans with the associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Law and the director of admissions for the M.S.W. program in the School of Social Welfare.
  • No student may enter the joint degree program after completing more than the equivalent of two semesters of full-time enrollment in either the M.S.W. or J.D. curriculum.

At the point of application all Social Welfare students must agree to the:

If you have questions about the Technical Standards, please contact the appropriate Program Director at 785-864-4720.


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School of Social Welfare

Ashley Anguiano Gomez
Recruitment Coordinator Lawrence Campus
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School of Law

Office of Admissions
785-864-4378 or 866-220-3654

Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,
Professor of Law

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