Information Sessions and Appointments

Our information session videos cover many commonly asked questions across multiple topics. Feel free to watch some or all of them, depending on where you are in your decision making process. If you have additional or specific questions, you can also schedule an appointment to talk with our Director of Recruitment and Admissions, or a current student.  

If you are interested in a dual-degree program or a doctoral program, please schedule an appointment with our Director of Recruitment and Admissions (link below).

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Information Session Videos

We have recently updated our information sessions and split them up by topic. Click on the videos below to watch!

What is Social Work? [12:30 min]

Still trying to figure out if social work is the right career for you? This video gives an overview of social work as a profession. It also compares MSW degrees and other types of graduate degrees. 

what is social work?

MSW Application Process: Tips and Tricks [14:29 min]

This is for individuals who are ready to apply to one of our MSW programs. We review the MSW application process with helpful insider tips along the way. 

MSW Application Process: Tips and Tricks

Which UB MSW Program is Right for You? [14:14 min]

This video 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. 

MSW at UB: Which Program is Right for You?

MSW Tuition and Funding [10:16 min]

This details the 2019-2020 tuition rates and calculating a cost estimate as well as funding sources and factors to consider when financially planning for grad school.

MSW Tuition and Funding

Schedule an Individual Appointment

Have specific questions? Register for an individual appointment with our Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Lauren McGowan, or a current MSW student.

Appointments with the Director of Recruitment and Admissions are 20 or 45 minutes, depending on how much time you need and the number of questions you have. She is the best person to answer questions about our program tracks and qualifications, the application process, and tuition and funding. On the sign up form, you can select whether you want an in-person, phone, or video chat appointment.

Appointments with a current MSW student are 20 minutes, and she can answer questions regarding what it is like being a student in the program, living in Buffalo, and school climate and culture. On the sign up form, you can select whether you want a phone or video chat appointment.