Master of Social Work (MSW)

Merit Scholarship!

No application! No essay! Simply apply to MSW program by April 15 to be considered for a Merit Scholarship. Prospective students selected to receive a merit scholarship will be notified soon after they receive their admission acceptance packet.

Admission For admission requirements or to apply to the Master of Social Work program, please visit the Graduate Admissions Page

Scranton MSW Program Virtual Info Sessions:

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 information session at:


Lehigh Valley MSW Info Sessions (Virtual and In Person):

Please contact Christina Giglar for the information session at:



Master of Social Work Program

The Marywood University School of Social Work MSW Program is the leading provider of MSW education in Northeast Pennsylvania. Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the School prepares students for culturally-competent, ethical, inter-professional practice with individuals, families, groups, organization, and communities. Offering a blend of traditional, online, and hybrid courses, as well as a full range of field education experiences, our graduates embark on rewarding careers in behavioral health, gerontology, children and family services, developmental disabilities, administration, and health care.

Child Welfare Education for Leadership

Marywood is proud to be one of twelve colleges in the state that participate in the Child Welfare Education for Leadership (CWEL) program, which is "designed to strengthen public child welfare services in Pennsylvania by providing educational opportunities at the graduate level for public child welfare personnel." If you work at a county child welfare agency, you may be eligible for tuition reimbursement through the CWEL program.

Learn more about CWEL