Apply to the MSW Program

Thank you for your interest in applying to our full-time MSW program in Hayward. We are now accepting applications for Fall 2021. You will need to apply to the university online at Cal State Apply and submit an application to the Department of Social Work. 

Please note that we are not currently offering the three-year part-time program at Oakland.

MSW Information Sessions

We warmly invite and encourage all applicants to attend one of our information sessions to learn more about our program. All information sessions will be held via zoom. Please see this list for dates and registration links.


Application Information 

You may also be interested in learning more about our stipend programs for students committed to working in public child welfare, integration of primary care and behavioral health, and medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders.

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