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Full-Time Programs
The College at Brockport MetroCenter, Rochester, NY

  • March 15: 36-credit Advanced Standing Program (summer admission)
  • March 15: 60-credit Program (fall admission)

Part-time Programs
The College at Brockport MetroCenter, Rochester, NY

  • March 15: 36-credit Advanced Standing Program (fall admission)
  • March 15: 60-credit Program (fall admission)

Cayuga CC University Center, Auburn, NY

  • November 15, 2018: 36-credit Advanced Standing Program (spring 2019 admission)

Jefferson CC Higher Education Center, Watertown, NY

  • November 15: 36-credit Advanced Standing Program (spring 2018 admission)
  • June 15: 60-credit Program (fall 2018 admission)

Part 2 - Department Specific Materials

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Statement of Objectives & Social Issue Discussion:

In a well developed essay of no more than a 1000 words, clearly discuss your understanding of the profession of social work and include the following:

  1. Clearly explain your personal and professional goals including a rationale for pursuing an MSW. Please include why The Greater Rochester MSW Program is the most appropriate program for you and how it will help you achieve your professional goals.
  2. Articulate your professional readiness to undertake graduate social work education at this time. Including, but not limited to: your academic preparation, relevant work history, level of self-awareness, maturity, and any additional related information.
  3. Briefly discuss a social issue that is important to you. Give an analysis of your capacity to engage in professional practice around this issue, while working towards and after achieving your MSW. Please note that your personal statement is evaluated based on the quality of discussion of each of the above points.

Please note that your personal statement is evaluated based on the quality of discussion of each of the above points.

Submit Objectives & Social Issue

Letters of Reference:

Please submit two letters of reference. (Please note: We do not accept placement or credential files.) Please read the submission of Letters of Reference procedure.

Resume:

Please submit your most up to date resume.

Submit Resume

Transcript Notes

The following 24 credits are required with a grade of C- or better:

  1. One (3 credit) statistics course;
  2. One (3 credit) introductory psychology course;
  3. One (3 credit ) introductory sociology course;
  4. One (3 credit) human biology (or anatomy & physiology) course (NO lab required);
  5. One (3 credit) humanities course;
  6. Three additional (3 credit) courses distributed among the social/behavioral sciences, mathematical and physical sciences, and humanities

This will be verified by the program prior to offering admission.

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Last Updated 3/7/18

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