Master of Social Work (MSW) Residential Program

COVID-19 Admissions Updates
Updated: May 5, 2020

To all those who have been directly or indirectly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, know that the faculty and staff of the Garland School of Social Work are praying for you. As we all navigate these current circumstances, our goal is to keep you updated on any changes to our admissions process. Please review the information below, which will be updated as needed, and contact us at swo@baylor.edu with any questions.


The Garland School of Social Work offers four graduate degree options and two academic specializations (Clinical Practice and Community Practice). Students can enroll in the MSW at either our Waco, Tx. or Houston, Tx. campus. The Master of Social Work program prepares professional social workers who can assess and build on strengths of persons, families and communities. Graduates of our program are prepared to serve as social work clinicians and counselors, program planners, administrators and community developers within diverse public and private sectors. To learn more about the dynamic field of social work, click here.

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The MSW degree fulfills all requirements related to graduate school work education for state licensure and professional social work credentials. The degree program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

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