Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Online MSW Program Admission Requirements

The Office of Admissions provides direction throughout your experience in applying for the Online Master of Social Work program.  We are available to assist you with the application process or securing financial aid.  As a responsive Admission team we are prepared to assist you in your decision to apply and in your application process.

In addition to meeting the general admission requirements for the MSW program, applicants to the Online MSW program must be residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut.

The Online MSW Program offers admission into a Fall or Spring cohort.  Students will follow a unique plan of study tailored to the semester they choose to start the program.  Please visit the Online MSW Plans of Study page to view these options.

An Advanced Standing option is also available to transfer students and Bachelor of Social Work graduates who have achieved a high level of academic performance and a successful field work experience.  Please visit the GSS Advanced Standing Option page for more information.

The Fordham/Molloy Hybrid option offers both face-to-face and online classes to our Long Island students for full-time, part-time and Advanced Standing plans of study.  Please visit our Long Island Hybrid option for more information.


Applicants to our Online MSW Program are required to use the online application.  To learn more about submission requirements and application deadlines, or to apply now, please visit the GSS Office of Admission page for more information.


Admission decisions are made year-round and applicants who have not been reviewed for a particular semester can be "rolled over" to the next available semester at the request of the applicant.  For any questions or concerns regarding admission and/or application deadlines, please contact:

Anne Treantafeles, L.M.S.W.
Assistant Director of Marketing and Recruitment
Office of Admission
(212) 636-6602

For any information pertaining to the Online MSW Program, including courses, plans of study, or general questions about the program, please contact:

Dr. Dale Lindquist
Program Director
Online MSW Program
(914) 367-3438
   or        Kathleen Rund, L.C.S.W.
Program Administrator/Student Liaison
Online MSW Program
(914) 367-3440

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