Application Requirements

Applications are no longer being accepted for degree programs beginning in 2019. The online application will reopen in September.

Applications to SP2’s five degree programs must be submitted online. Click here to begin or continue the application process.

Select your program of interest below to view program-specific application requirements.

Master of Social Work

Master of Social Work

Master of Social Work

View admissions requirements for the Master of Social Work program.

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MS in Social Policy

MS in Social Policy

MS in Social Policy

View admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Social Policy program.

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MS in Nonprofit Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Leadership

View admissions requirements for the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership program.

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PhD in Social Welfare

PhD in Social Welfare

PhD in Social Welfare

View admissions requirements for the PhD in Social Welfare program.

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Doctorate in Clinical Social Work

Doctorate in Clinical Social Work

Doctorate in Clinical Social Work

View admissions requirements for the Doctorate in Clinical Social Work program.

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The enrollment and application processes for OpenSP2 (continuing education) programs vary. Additional information is available here.

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Student Life

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