Prospective Students

Are you interested in becoming an MSW student at Memorial?

To be considered for admission, an applicant shall hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree (or an equivalent professional undergraduate degree in social work), with at least second-class standing, and an average of at least 70% in the last 60 undergraduate credit hours. In addition to the stated academic requirements, the applicant must have completed, subsequent to obtaining the BSW degree, at least two years employment in professional social work practice or in a comparable human service discipline or activity, as of the January 15 application deadline. Admission to the MSW program is limited, selective, and competitive. Meeting the minimum criteria for admission does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

Applicants wishing to be considered for admission to the MSW program must complete an online application to the School of Graduate Studies at Memorial University, as well as a Supplementary Information Form. Please note, in addition to the application, candidates are required to submit the Supplementary Information Form which can be found here:

If you are applying from outside of Canada, please see the IRCC website for information about study permits. 

The most recent application deadline date for the MSW Program, January 15, 2024, with classes beginning in September 2024, has passed. All supporting documents for the application should have been received and program admission requirements completed by the application deadline date of January 15, 2024.

Incomplete files will not be reviewed.