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Introduction Letter

A Message from the Dean | Admission Requirements | Concentration Program Guide | Course Sequencing | Deadlines | Dual Degree | Field Practicum | Financial Aid | How to apply | Part-time

Dear Prospective Student:

I am pleased that you are considering our school to pursue your graduate education.  Our school offers the MSW degree at four locations in New Mexico.  Classes are scheduled to meet the student’s family and work schedules.  Our school has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education for over 30 years and is the oldest School of Social Work in New Mexico.

Our graduate program offers three distinct areas of program concentration/specialty:  clinical practice, government nonprofit management and Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English) clinical practice.  In addition, the school offers a Dual Degrees, Master of Social Work/Master of Business (MSW/MBA) program focusing on educating students to assume management/administrative positions in public and private human service agencies.

The multiple program locations and the range of concentrations we offer affords students interested in pursuing a career in social work to focus their graduate education in an area that compliments their career aspirations.

I invite you to visit us on the web at or email us your questions and inquiries at

I wish you the best and hope that you choose our school to pursue your educational goals.


Dr. Cristina Durán, LISW
Dean, School of Social Work