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Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree 

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a graduate degree that prepares people to work as professional social workers in a wide range of public and private social service agencies, in health care and public schools, with clients ranging from infants to senior citizens, from agencies to communities, and with challenges such as poverty, mental illness, disabilities, health problems, chemical dependency, abuse, and many others. MSWs work directly with clients in direct practice capacities, serve as program directors, supervisors, agency administrators, and also work in applied research and social welfare policy areas.

The MSW Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education through October, 2022.

MSW Program Information Sessions - Fall 2015

If you would like to attend one of our MSW Program Information Sessions with a faculty member, please send an email to or Call 507-389-6504 to have let us know you will be coming. Leave your name and a telephone number or email address!

All meetings will be held in Centennial Student Union (CSU), Room 202. Parking is available in Visitors Lot 4 directly across the street from the CSU building.

  • Th. Oct. 15, 5:00-6:00 pm
  • Sat. Oct. 17, 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Th. Oct. 29, 6:00-6:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov. 14, 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Th. Dec. 3, 5:00-6:00 pm

[NOTE: Our web pages are currently being updated. Please be patient. Additional information will be added soon and layout will change slightly.]

In the mean time, if you have questions about the program please contact:

Annelies K. Hagemeister, PhD, MSW, LISW

Professor & Interim MSW Program Director