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Seven campuses….one application. Regardless of where you want to study, the admissions process for our social work programs is the same. Find out how an IU social work education can help prepare you for a rewarding career—and then take the first step.  Apply to:


With a minimum GPA of 2.5 and some introductory courses, undergraduate students typically apply to our bachelor’s degree program during their sophomore year. Our BSW student services coordinator can walk you through the steps and answer any questions.

Explore the Bachelor of Social Work application

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IU’s nationally ranked MSW program offers full- and part-time degree pathways, as well as an advanced standing option for students who have graduated from an accredited BSW program.

"url(#clip0_15_113)"> MSW application fees are waived for all IU School of Social Work students on all campuses including our online program, MSW Direct.

Application fee waivers apply to students interested in starting Summer 2024 or Fall 2024.

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Get more at a live MSW information session #

PhD #

Admission to our doctoral program is competitive, with admissions decisions based on achievement and performance in undergraduate and graduate study, as well as other factors.

Explore the Doctor of Philosophy application

Labor Studies #

Located within the School of Social Work, IU’s Labor Studies program offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, a labor studies certificate, a minor, and courses customized for your organization.

Explore the Labor Studies application

Certificates #

"url(#clip0_20_65)"> Take your education one step further by applying to one of our certificate programs. Certificate programs are available in e-Social work practice, child abuse and neglect, and alcohol & drug abuse counseling.

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Continuing Education #

Take courses for licensure or for enhancing your skills.

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Minors #

Bloomington students can take a minor in Labor Studies or Social Welfare Child Advocacy

Costs #

"url(#clip0_15_92)"> IU has many resources available to help guide you through costs and financial aid. Your education is an investment in your future.