Social Work

College of Health & Human Performance

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education/Campus

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Kelley Reinsmith-Jones


Mailing Address:
ECU SoSW, MSW Program, Rivers Building

(252) 328-1920

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority February 1st ** January 15th – Advanced Standing and Part-time cohorts only ** **
Graduate School August 1st; capacity met for 2024, no longer accepting applications * May 1st – Advanced Standing and Part-time cohorts only; capacity met for 2024, no longer accepting applications * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

The MSW 2-year regular pathway and 1-year advanced standing programs are offered on-campus in primarily a face-to-face format.

A part-time, 3-year, fully online interactive option for regular pathway and advanced standing is available as well.

Our priority application deadline for the Fall Regular 2-yr Pathway program will be February 1 with a last date for submitting applications of August 01.

Our priority application deadline for the Summer start programs (both Part-Time programs and the Full-Time Advanced Standing program) is January 15, with a last date to submit applications of May 01.

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application
  • Application Fee
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

NOTE: The MSW program does not award credit for life experience or previous work experience


Advanced Standing or Regular Pathway

The part-time pathway is not available to F1 student visa holders.