Wayne State University / School of Social Work is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on Verbal and Quantitative components)
Comp Exam Required
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Requirements
Personal interest statement, resume, 3 references
Doctoral Degree Exam
GRE (minimum combined score of 1000 on Verbal and Quantitative components)
Doctoral Degree Requirements
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.5, MSW from CSWE-accredited institution (or working towards one), resume, three letters of reference, personal statement, summary of relevant research and professional experience, writing sample, interview
Additional Entrance Requirements
MSW or actively enrolled in advanced portion of MSW program
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS Paper score: 6.5
IELTS Paper score: 5.5
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Focus of faculty research:
Aging, child welfare, health and behavioral health, interpersonal violence, community development, policy and program development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
656 West Kirby Street Detroit, MI 48202 United States
Dr. Jerrold Brandell Interim Dean Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 313-577-4409