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Apply for the Master of Social Policy Program

We’re glad you’re ready to take the next step towards joining the Brown School community!

Prospective MSP students must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Current or prospective Brown School students wishing to pursue the MSW/MSP or MPH/MSP dual-degree
  • Prospective MSP Paired Program applicants who have previously completed a graduate or professional degree
  • Global Partner Program students enrolled at an eligible global partner graduate program, wishing to pursue the MSP dual-degree
  • Students applying for a JD/MSP joint degree (current or prospective WashU Law students)


Application Instructions

The MSP application will open in September. Students pursue the MSP as a dual-, paired- or joint-degree, in accordance with one of the criteria defined above. Please review the application instructions for your specific MSP program status using the links below prior to beginning your application. 


Completing Your Application

The Brown School promotes a self-managed application process; the applicant is responsible for the timely submission of all required materials. We will review your file once you submit your application online and all of the following supporting documents have been received.

Applications are accepted on a modified rolling basis; however, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. To receive priority consideration for admission and scholarship awards, please apply by one of our priority deadlines.

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or disability. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University's Executive Director of Human Resources, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, (314) 935-5990.