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Social Work Advanced Practice Leadership for Foundation and Advanced Students

Graduate Advisor
Dr. Angela Ausbrooks
aa16@txstate.edu
512.245.9067
Health Professions, Room 156


M.S.W. On-Campus Questions
socialwork@txstate.edu

Admissions Coordinator
Elizabeth Ramos
er10@txstate.edu
512.245.2592
Health Professions, Room 235B


Contact for admissions-related questions

 

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited advanced practice leadership curriculum covers a wide variety of practice fields and settings. The program focuses on providing direct practice and administrative services to diverse individuals and families across the lifespan. Program options include on-campus full-time, online full-time or part-time, and regular or advanced standing.

Degree Program Hours Thesis Option Minor Option
M.S.W. On Campus for Non-B.S.W. Holders (Foundation/Regular) 62 Non-Thesis No minor
M.S.W. Online for Non-B.S.W. Holders (Foundation/Regular)* 62 Non-Thesis No minor
M.S.W. On Campus for B.S.W. Holders (Advanced) 36 Non-Thesis No minor
M.S.W. Online for B.S.W. Holders (Advanced)* 36 Non-Thesis No minor

ApplyTexas
When you select your M.S.W. program in ApplyTexas, the names are slightly varied from the table above. The names of the programs in ApplyTexas (in the same order as above) are:

  • [Social Work] Adv Prac Lead - Campus (MSW: Non-BSW Holders)
  • [Social Work] Adv Prac Lead - Online (MSW: Non-BSW Holders)
  • [Social Work] Adv Prac Leadership - Campus (MSW)
  • [Social Work] Adv Prac Leadership - Online (MSW)

*Online Availability
The majority of this program may be offered online. If you are not a Texas resident and will not relocate, please visit the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. International students, please visit the International Office regarding additional considerations in taking online courses.

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall March 15 March 15
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I No Admission No Admission
Summer II No Admission No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a firm deadline.

Funding Information
The deadlines to apply for certain types of funding may be earlier than the deadline above.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a firm basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts & GPA for B.S.W. Holders (Advanced Applicants) 

  • baccalaureate degree in social work (B.S.W.) with regional and CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) accreditations, earned within the last ten years
  • a copy of an official transcript from each four-year institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last two full academic years of study
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in all undergraduate social work courses

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted.

Transcripts & GPA for Non-B.S.W. Holders (Foundation/Regular Applicants)

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each four-year institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted.


GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required

Documents & Other Requirements

  Review the instructions for using the Graduate Admissions Document Upload tool (GADU) to submit your documents. You will have access to GADU after you submit your ApplyTexas application and activate your Texas State NetID.


TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores that meet the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.