Social Work
Holloway Hall

Applying to the Master's Program

The online application system remains open for the fall 2014 semester for those interested in applying to our Cecil College, Eastern Shore Higher Education Center and Southern Maryland Higher Education Center sites.  To apply, begin here: 
Click on the links below for information you need to know:

Course of Study      


Field Practicum

Academic Standards

Admission Assessment      

Prerequisites for Program Admission

Conditional/Provisional Admission

Transfer Students

International Students

Non-degree Seeking Student Enrollment

Pending Legal Action and Conviction Statement

Life Experience Credit and Course Credit by Evaluation

Graduate Assistantships

General Application Requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Professional resume submitted electronically
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted to the MSW Program, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801; Professional/Academic Recommendation click here; Advanced Standing Recommendation form click here; Access special instructions here.
  • Three personal statements submitted electronically.  It is recommended that applicants create the documents in a WORD program and then copy and paste them into the online application.
  • Open this link for Additional Information for admission into the MSW Program

Additional Application Requirements for Advanced Standing

  • MSW Advanced Standing recommendation requested from the Department Chair of the program you received your undergraduate SOWK degree.  Access special instructions here.

  • Detailed evaluation of your previous field experience performance from the agency supervisor
  • Three letters of recommendation are required from a field placement supervisor, one from an academic source, and one from either an employer, professional colleague or community associate

Due Date

  • February 3, 2015 for Fall 2015

Checklist and information for completing the application to the MSW program (printable)

Contact Information

Cecil College Satellite Program Site Coordinator: Letha Moszer ~ E-mail: ~ Phone: 410-392-3366, ext. 659

Eastern Shore Higher Education Center Satellite Program Site Coordinator: Susan Park ~ E-mail: ~ Phone: 410-827-5734

University System of Maryland at Hagerstown Satellite Program Site Coordinator: Heidi Moore ~ E-mail:  ~ Phone: 240-527-2751

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center satellite Program Coordinator: Kathleen Arban ~ e-mail: ~ Phone:  301-737-2500 ext. 213

Susan Mareski, Administrative Assistant, MSW & Satellite Program Support ~ E-mail: ~ Phone: 410-677-5363