Scholarships available for Fall 2021
Merit and Need-Based Scholarships are available to full and part-time MSW students. Applications received by May 15 will receive full consideration for financial assistance.Apply Today
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A blend of theory and practice, the Master of Social Work program utilizes rigorous academic study with hands-on experience through supervised internships to prepare social workers for advanced practice.
The MSW program requires 57-60 credits for completion and is offered in the following formats.
Regular Entry Program
- 4 Semesters
- 21-24 months
- 8 Semesters
- 3-4 years
Advanced Standing Program
Students who qualify for advanced standing have earned a baccalaureate degree in Social Work from a CSWE–accredited program within the past seven (7) years.
- 2 Semesters
- 9 months
- 4 Semesters
- 2 years
Students enjoy a wide range of interesting and unique courses, including:
Tuition and fees for this program can be found on the Financial Aid website.
Information about financial aid, deferred payments and application forms may be obtained from the Director of Student Financial Services, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141-1119, or by calling 215.951.1070.
Methods of Payment/Refund Policy
Tuition is due on or before the first day of the term. Students will receive an electronic bill to their La Salle email account for the term’s tuition. For additional information on payment requirements and the University’s refund policy, please contact the Office of Student and Accounts Receivable at 215.951.1055.
La Salle University’s MSW program has applied for Candidacy for Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (CSWE). Students who enter the program on or after Fall 2021 will be retroactively recognized as having graduated from a CSWE-accredited program once the program attains Initial Accreditation.
Candidacy by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program. Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program.