MSW Transfer Credits

No more than 12 graduate credits may be transferred from another institution. Students wishing to transfer credit earned prior to admission to UWM must file an application. Transfer of Off Campus Credit, with the Graduate School, Mitchell 261. The form should be submitted no later than the first semester of enrollment at UWM.

Students who have not been admitted to the MSW program may earn a total of 6 credits that can be transferred into the program. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor prior to registration to be certain they select appropriate classes. Completing these courses does not guarantee admission to the MSW degree program.

It is also possible to take a total of 12 credits of professional foundations courses prior to admission to the MSW program. Again, students are encouraged to meet with an advisor prior to registration to be certain the courses they select are appropriate. Completing foundation courses does not guarantee admission to the MSW degree program.