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Apply to the PEL Program

PEL Application Dates for Fall 2023 Enrollment Heading link

PEL application opens September 15, 2022.

PEL application deadline is January 15, 2023.

Use the link below to sign up for an email reminder when the application opens:

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Requirements for Application to the PEL Program Heading link

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  1. MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.
  2. GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  3. Official academic transcripts.
  4. Professional references from two practitioners in the field.
  5. Resume.
  6. Personal statement.

More details are provided in the online PEL application.

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