Degree Requirements | Social Work | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services

Degree Requirements

Students admitted to the regular two-year program are required to complete the first year foundation curriculum and the second year advanced curriculum, a minimum of 60 semester hours of graduate course work taken in the approved sequence.

Students with a bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited program will be admitted with advanced standing. These students are required to complete nine semester hours of transition courses in the summer semester and a minimum of 30 semester hours of the second year curriculum, including all required courses taken in the approved sequence.

Within limits imposed by the policies of the Graduate School, transfer credit may be permitted for up to 30 semester hours for applicants who wish to transfer from another graduate program in social work.

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.