Information Sessions and Registration

Please join us for an information session on our degree options. The agenda will cover curriculum, field placement requirements, application process and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to hear about the ways to develop as competitive an application as possible.

If you are interested in a dual-degree program, or a program that is not listed below, please directly contact Lauren McGowan at

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Virtual MSW Info Sessions

We have recently updated our information sessions and split them up by topic. Register for the one that best fits what you are looking for, or attend them all!

Similar to a webinar, this session includes a live virtual presentation, with the opportunity for students to ask questions via a chat box.

After registration, you will receive an email with the link to log on to the virtual session. Make sure you have a computer with a reliable internet connection.

Topics (click on a date to register):

What is Social Work?
Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST

This session is for students who are still trying to figure out if social work is the right career for them, and want to learn more about social work as a profession. We will also compare MSW degrees and other types of graduate degrees. 

MSW at UB: Which Program is Right for You?
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST

This session discusses the UB MSW curriculum and field placement with a focus on what makes a degree from UB unique, as well as a discussion of our different MSW program tracks. By the end, hopefully you will be able to make an informed decision about which program suits you best. 

MSW Application and Funding: Tips and Tricks
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST

This session is for individuals who are ready to apply to one of our MSW programs. We will go over the MSW application process with helpful insider tips along the way. We will also discuss tuition details and funding options.

On-Campus MSW Info Sessions

This session combines all three virtual session topics and will start promptly at 6:00 p.m., please arrive early enough to allow for parking and navigating the campus. No parking pass is needed after 3:00 p.m. View directions and maps of North Campus.

684 Baldy Hall, North Campus

Dates/Times (click on a date to register):

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

MPH/MSW Virtual Information Session

Learn more about our MPH/MSW Dual-Degree program. Representatives from both departments will give a brief overview of the program and application process with plenty of time to answer questions. 

Click on the date below to register.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST