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.
Note: the MicroMasters Certificate alone is a non-credit bearing credential
|October 2020 – November 30, 2020||Meet with an MSW admissions counselor for an in person or phone appointment prior to submitting an application, if necessary|
|As soon as possible||Apply to the Online/and or On-Campus MSW program|
|October 2020 – November 30, 2020||Register for all MicroMasters Courses. (No registrations will be accepted after this date)|
|October 2020 – March 29, 2021||Complete MicroMasters Courses (No extensions will be possible)|
|By April 1, 2021||Provide the School of Social Work with copies of your certificate of completion for all six MicroMasters courses|
|April 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021||Complete the Comprehensive Evaluation (No extensions will be possible)|
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 2020-2021 MicroMasters MSW program requires the following:
Students must select from the following Pathways:
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