Social Work Major Application

Please fill out this form as thoroughly as possible.

Below, you will see an area for "Professional Statement." In a Word document, please prepare answers to the following questions, then use the "Upload Professional Statement Document" area to send us that document.

Please type a professional statement that includes the following information:
* Three main reasons for choosing the social work profession
* Three goals that you feel obtaining a BSW degree will help you attain
* Life experiences that relate to working with diverse populations
* At least three of your strengths or resources and how they will help you become a competent social worker
* At least three limitations or barriers that you face that will hinder your ability to become a competent social worker. State how they will hinder you and what you are doing, or plan to do, to overcome these limitations.
* State your post B.S.W. plans

There also is a place provided below for you to upload your resume.

Contact Information

Work & Volunteer Experience

Professional Statement -- Please include information in your Word document that will answer the questions provided at the top of this form.

Background Information

Have you ever been convicted of a felony? *
Have you ever been convicted of assault or sexual misconduct with a child? *
Have you ever had your driver's license revoked? *

Code of Ethics - I certify I have read, I understand, and I agree to abide by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics. I acknowledge that I may be dismissed from the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Social Work Program if in the professional judgment of the social work faculty, a violation of this code occurs.

Social Work Student Handbook - I certify I have read, I understand, and I agree to abide by the Social Work Student Handbook. I acknowledge that I may be dismissed from the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Social Work Program if in the professional judgment of the social work faculty, a violation of this handbook occurs.

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 -- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 opens many college records for the student’s inspection. The law also permits the student to sign a waiver relinquishing his/her rights to inspect letters of recommendation. Waivers of access to letters of recommendation are optional and voluntary. The decision to agree or not agree to waive access to letters of recommendation will not impact admission determinations.

Waiver of Access to Letters of Recommendation *
I hereby certify that the answers and statements contained in this application are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 Certification - Check this box as your electronic signature.

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