Social Work BA/MSW

School of Social Work

Program Description

The BA/MSW joint degree enables students to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in health and human services and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in less time and credits than if completed separately. Students complete three years of undergraduate health and human services coursework before applying to the MSW program for the final two years of graduate study. This program is intended for students who do not already have a bachelor's degree. The quick facts below pertain to the graduate portion of the program only.

Program Contact

Lauren McGowan
685 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1254
Fax: 716-645-3456

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 60 Hours


  • 2 to 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.