Details at a Glance
Financial Aid AvailableYes
The UH Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) is a nationally recognized social work program (ranked 28 out of 313) which prepares diverse leaders in practice and research to address complex challenges and achieve sustainable social, racial, economic, and political justice, locally and globally, through exceptional education, innovative research, and meaningful community engagement.
We offer 3 enrollment options for the MSW program: Face-to-Face, Hybrid and Online. Advanced Standing is possible for students with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. We also have a PhD program and 5 dual degree options: MSW/MBA, MSW/MPH, MSW/MPP, MSW/JD, and MSW/PhD.
- Personal Statement
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
Please see the application checklists for more information: https://uh.edu/socialwork/prospective-students/apply.
October 1: Spring MSW Transfer
December 1: PhD Program
January 1: MSW Early Consideration (Advanced Standing Face-to-Face only)
February 1: MSW Face-to-Face (including Advanced Standing)
March 1: MSW Hybrid and Online (including Advanced Standing)
Total Students519 Students
- Dedicated Diversity Office
- US Department of Education Minority Serving Institution
- Hispanic-Serving Institution
- Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution
Clubs & Associations
GCSW Student Association, Association of Asian American Social Workers, Association of Black Social Workers, International Student Group, Latinx Student Association, Macro Student Network, Policy Insiders, Q+mmunity, GCSW Student Ambassadors, Cohort Communicators, Radical Connections (RadCo)
Mental Health/Community Mental Health, Health/Medical Social Work, School Social Work, Alcohol, Drug or Substance Abuse, Policy/Advocacy, Family Services, Aging/Gerontological Social Work, Community Planning/Development
Tuition & Financial Aid
- Financial Aid Available
- Application Fee Waivers Available