Program Requirements

The BA/MSW program is available to UB undergraduates majoring in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program with a concentration in health and human services.

Undergraduate Requirements

To apply, you must:

  • Major in the Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program in the UB College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Have completed a minimum of 93 undergraduate credits.
  • Have completed 11 of 15 required Interdisciplinary Degree Program health and human services courses.
  • Have completed the general education program.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Have significant employment or volunteer experience in a human services setting.
  • Have completed 24 credits in liberal arts coursework and a course in human biology. 

You may apply for the MSW program at the end of your junior year once you have met with the director of Interdisciplinary Degree Programs to confirm that you will have met all undergraduate requirements. 

Questions about undergraduate requirements and admission?

Contact: Susan Smith, PhD, Director of Interdisciplinary Degree Programs, at 716-645-0722 or

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