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Master of Social Work

The Master of Social Work degree program provides flexibility to meet the needs of all students from all walks of life. To this end, the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at OU-Tulsa offers two MSW degree options: 

·      60-hour program for students with any bachelor's degree

·      36-hour advanced standing degree for students who have received a BSW degree from an accredited university within the last five years. 

The OU MSW program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1952, providing a long tradition of great education. 

Come find your place as a Sooner Social Worker.

Admissions Criteria


Learn More About the 60-Hour Program

60-Hour Program

Learn More About the 36-Hour Advanced Standing Program

36-Hour Advanced Standing Program



·      Youth workers providing mentors for developmentally disabled youth, in therapeutic preschools, in children’s shelters or group homes, at mental health centers, and in schools

·      Working with vulnerable populations such as people suffering from addictions, older adults, people with complex medical conditions, people with mental health disorders, children and families recovering from trauma, and in prevention work with youth and family guidance programs

·      Child welfare specialists helping children who are abused and neglected reunite with their families, find safe foster placements, facilitate adoptions, coordinate family care, supervise workers and lead teams

·      Providing community interventions through services for the aging or serving as directors of agencies providing health care, child welfare services, and mental health services.