Master of Social Work / Advanced Clinical Practice (2 Year)
Saint Leo University

Program Details

The Master of Social Work Program mission is to prepare graduate students for professional advanced practice in becoming leaders through the provision of social work services that promote social and economic justice, and human rights locally, nationally and globally. The program further expects graduates to contribute to the empowerment of people/groups that experience discrimination and oppression.

Graduates are prepared to be leaders in advanced clinical social work practice serving all areas of the population, paying special attention to the increasing aging population, military personnel and the workforce population.


  • You must hold a bachelor's degree in social work (B.S.W.) from a CSWE-accredited social work program, complete within the last five years 
  • You must have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.25, attained As and Bs in all junior- and senior-level social work courses, and be in good standing at the last institution attended
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit three recommendations. One of the letters must be from the B.S.W. field director/coordinator/liaison or program director, or the agency-based field supervisor where you completed your B.S.W. field internship
  • Submit a personal statement of 3-5 double spaced, typed pages
  • Submit a copy of the senior fieldwork evaluation from your undergraduate social work program
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Participate in a personal interview and/or provide additional information as requested by the program's admission committee

Special Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

The M.S.W. program is only available to students who are residents and physically living in the states of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina and Virginia.