Jul 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

Master of Social Work Program with Widener University

Elizabethtown College maintains an agreement for an accelerated path to Widener University for a Master of Social Work (MSW). 

To be admitted to the MSW program at Widener University, students must:

  • Complete an online application for admission to the MSW program at Widener University in their junior year, including current baccalaureate transcript and letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
  • maintain a 3.5 GPA

Final admission decisions will be made solely by Widener in accordance with its applicable policies and procedures. Juniors admitted to the MSW program may take 1-3 courses (determined by faculty advisement) during their senior year. There will be no additional charge by Widener for these courses (up to three) taken while students are in the undergraduate program.

Those who take courses and earn a 3.5 GPA or higher in graduate courses taken will receive guaranteed admission to the MSW program and a $10,000 annual part-time MSW scholarship (add advanced standing plus two year for non-BSW). Terms of the scholarship will be delineated in the admission letter and students will be required to meet minimum credit and GPA requirements to maintain scholarship awards.

Once students have completed their bachelor’s degree and are formally matriculated into Widener’s graduate program, they may transfer the courses taken while an undergraduate to apply to their MSW degree. For all additional courses, students will pay Widener the per-credit tuition and fees then in effect at the time of the course.

Widener will be responsible for providing academic advisement to the students admitted to the Program.