School of Social Work

Program Overview

Marywood University School of Social Work offers a five-year program leading to a Bachelor's in Social Work (BSW) and Master's in Social Work (MSW).

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Welcome to the School of Social Work at Marywood University

Marywood University's School of Social Work is the leading provider of social work education in Northeast Pennsylvania, as well as in the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.  We have educated more than 4,500 social workers since 1969.

The School of Social Work at Marywood University has both BSW and MSW Programs, all are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

The baccalaureate program has been accredited since 1974

The master's program has been accredited since 1969.

Assessment Resources

MSW Virtual Info Sessions, Scranton, PA

Wednesdays 12pm - 1pm (June 15, June 22 and June 29)

Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm (June 16, June 23 and June 30)

Please contact Deirdre Spelman for the zoom link for the desired session at:


MSW Info Sessions, Lehigh Valley, PA

Please contact Christina Giglar for the information session at:



Master of Social Work (MSW)

Our MSW program is accepting applications at two locations on a full- or part-time basis. The part-time program is designed to accomoodate those students who are working full-time.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Our Bachelor of Social Work program combines a liberal arts curriculum with courses in social-behavioral science and professional social work.

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SW 989 Global Perspective in Social Work trip 

Dr Sinha and students spring 2017 trip to India, April 30 through May 11, 2017. 

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Study abroad trip to MumbaiStudy Abroad trip to Mumbai

Community engagement Community engagement

elephanta caves islandElephanta Caves Island

elephanta caves and ancient history of IndiaElephanta caves and ancient history of India

Building relationships at the village Building relationships at the village

All smiles at Marine Drive, MumbaiAll smiles at Marine Drive, Mumbai 

Fun after workFun after work