Admissions Advising and Recruiting Events
The School of Social Welfare Admissions Office guides prospective graduate applicants via online resources, in-person and phone advising, group presentations and recruitment events. Find out more about Berkeley Social Welfare’s application requirements and admission process!
MSW Admissions Advising
For admissions information inquiries or to schedule an individual in-person admissions advising appointment, contact Berkeley Social Welfare Admissions:
By email: email@example.com
By phone: (510) 642-9042
MSW Admissions Information Sessions
These group admissions advising sessions are designed to provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program. All MSW Admissions Information Sessions are held in the School of Social Welfare, located in Haviland Hall (Room 5) on the Berkeley campus (please see Berkeley Visitor Services for campus map, directions, and parking information).
Information session dates for 2019 will be posted in early July 2019.
MSW Program Information Session and Current Student Panel
The MSW Admissions Presentation and Student Panel is a large-group presentation about the MSW application process and program, including components such as the field education program, financial aid, the various specializations to choose from, etc. Presenters and panelists include current students, faculty, admissions advisors, and Field Education faculty and staff. Since space is limited and granted on a first-come, first-served basis, please RSVP using the link below to let us know you will attend:
Student Panel date for 2019 TBD
PhD and Concurrent Degree Program Admissions Advising
Due to the individualized complexity of these programs, we are available to meet one-on-one with applicants considering the PhD, Combined MSW/PhD, Concurrent MSW/MPH, and Concurrent MSW/MPP. To schedule an appointment, please e-mail the Graduate Admissions Advisor, Sara McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recently hosted a webinar to describe our PhD programs and the admissions process, as well as answer any questions from prospective applicants. To access it, please see the links below (please refer to the slides while listening to the audio):
Graduate Fairs and Recruiting Events
California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education
October 27, 2018: University of San Diego
April 6, 2019: University of California, Davis