The Garland School of Social Work requires that all applicants have either a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution of higher learning.
International applicants are citizens or permanent residents of a country to which they intend to return other than the United States must submit a completed application which includes:
Students pursuing the MSW degree are also required to obtain a baccalaureate degree which includes coursework that demonstrates a strong liberal arts background including:
Note: Students admitted to the MSW program are expected to complete all prerequisite requirements prior to their New Student Orientation.
For more information regarding prerequisites or information about the GSSW exams, contact the School of Social Work via email at MSW_Admissions@baylor.edu
For a list of specific requirements needed, go to Required Documents Needed By Country
Our admissions coordinators are proficient in reviewing academic records from different educational systems from around the world. However, if our admissions coordinators are unable to verify the nature or authenticity of foreign academic documents, the applicant may be asked to provide supplemental information or to obtain an evaluation from a foreign credential evaluation service. Baylor University has partnered with WES (World Education Services)to offer a viable solution to international applicants when evaluations are required. Please note that when a request for an evaluation has been sent to WES, it may take up to seven business days for the evaluation to be completed and returned to: