Students with three years or more of human service experience may apply for the MicroMasters MSW program. Students who meet the MicroMasters MSW program criteria will be able to complete the Master of Social Work degree in three to six terms of on-campus enrollment.
Prior to submitting an MSW application, persons planning to apply to the MicroMasters MSW must email their resume to the Office of Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once the resume is reviewed, the prospective applicant will be contacted via email and may be asked to schedule an admissions consultation. Following the initial review, applicants must fill out a full MSW application, and are subject to a full admissions review.
|August 2018 – June 15, 2019||Complete MicroMasters courses|
|October 2018 – March 1, 2019||Meet with MSW admissions counselor for an in person or phone appointment prior to submitting application|
|October 2018 – March 1, 2019||Apply for MicroMasters MSW. Early application is recommended|
|By June 15, 2019||Provide the School of Social Work with copies of your certificate of completion for all six MicroMasters courses|
|July 15, 2019||Complete the Comprehensive Oral Evaluation|
|August 2019||MSW Program Orientation|
|September 2019||Fall term begins|
Each MicroMasters student will have an individual course planning appointment to plan the completion of required credits. MicroMasters students can complete the MSW degree in three semesters as a full-time student or over six semesters as a part-time student. Note that field begins in the first fall term.
The 2019-2020 MicroMasters MSW program requires the following:
Students must select from the following Practice Method options:
Students also must select from the following Practice Area options:
Students also may pursue a specialization or certification in public school social work, global social work, child welfare, aging or human services management.
|Micro Masters Introductory course||$49|
|Five additional MicroMasters Courses||$995|
|Comprehensive Evaluation Fee||$199|
After completing the MicroMasters Certificate, students in the MicroMasters MSW program can complete the MSW degree in 3 semesters as a full time student or over 6 semesters as a part time student. The cost for the MicroMasters MSW is equivalent to three semesters of full time tuition.
There is no financial aid available for the online MicroMasters certificate courses. If accepted into the MicroMasters MSW program at the University of Michigan, students may apply for grants, scholarships, Direct Loans, GradPlus Loans, and college work study.
For more information please refer to the MSW Guide to Financial Aid.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106