Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Transfer Credit

If you have taken any prior graduate-level courses that you would like applied to your MSW program, a transfer credit request must be submitted within seven days of admission. 

  1. Students must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) and course description or syllabus for each course that they are requesting transfer credit consideration for.
  2. Students can submit their transfer credit requests electronically to MSWTransferCredit@luc.edu or send a fax to 312-915-7090, Attn: Academic Advisor Coordinator.
  3. The review process can take up to 30-45 days. An email will be sent to student's Loyola email address informing them of the outcome.

Please note: In total, students cannot receive more than half of all their credit hours (i.e. more than 29) in transfer credit.

Advanced Standing Students

For Advanced Standing students: You will automatically receive 26 hours of transfer credit for  the social work foundation courses completed during your undergraduate program. If you would like to inquire about additional transfer credit, you many submit a request.