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If you are interested in applying to the Springfield College School of Social Work, for either the weekday or weekend program, you will need:
Although all work for the MSW is usually completed at the Springfield College School of Social Work, transfer credit may be awarded on a course-by-course basis for up to nine graduate credits earned at a CSWE-accredited graduate program in social work. Following admission, a student’s coursework with grades of B or better that have been taken within five years of the anticipated date of completing the MSW Program at Springfield College will be considered by the faculty committee.
For students interested in attending the weekend program in Worcester, please complete and submit the Saint Vincent Program Interest Form.
Applicants to the Advanced Standing Program must complete a supplemental application.
Applicants interested in the MSW/JD Program must successfully meet the separate admissions requirements of each institution and be accepted into the dual degree program. The dual degree program is only open to the students in the full-time MSW and JD programs.
Although admission to the dual degree program is usually decided at initial enrollment, it is possible to begin studies in either the MSW or JD program and then enroll in the dual degree program. Application to the second institution must be made before completion of the first year of studies at the first institution.
Neither the Springfield College School of Social Work nor the Western New England University School of Law admits new students for the spring semester.
Benefits of Program: The BS/MSW Degree Program is a courtesy program for a small, select group of undergraduate students at Springfield College in the Department of Social Science who are already majoring in social work-related fields and who wish to pursue the Master of Social Work degree at Springfield College School of Social Work. The program will enable a selected group of undergraduate students in the Department of Social Science at Springfield College who meet rigorous graduate admissions criteria to complete the Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Criminal Justice, Applied Sociology, or Youth Development, and the Master of Social Work degree, in four undergraduate academic years, one summer, and one academic year of graduate study.
Eligibility, Requirements, and Admission: Eligibility for the BS/MSW Program is limited to Springfield College undergraduate students with a major in Criminal Justice, Applied Sociology, or Youth Development who have an overall GPA of 3.0 by the end of the fall semester of their third or junior year and who have completed at least 81 semester hours of undergraduate credit. Students must also have completed 3 semester hours of undergraduate fieldwork with a grade of B or better. Students who wish to pursue the Master of Social Work at Springfield College must submit a Letter of Interest to the Admissions Coordinator at the School of Social Work, accompanied by a Letter of Recommendation from their undergraduate Faculty Advisor and a working transcript not later than March 15 of spring semester of the junior or third undergraduate year. The School of Social Work Admissions Committee reviews requests for admission to these courses. A complete formal application to the Master of Social Work Program is required in the Spring Semester of the fourth or senior year and additional eligibility requirements apply. For more information on the BS/MSW Program, students should consult with their undergraduate faculty advisor in the Department of Social Science.
The program is aimed at providing experienced professionals with the opportunity to advance their knowledge of practice with children and adolescents. The program is designed for social workers, nurses, mental health professionals, school counselors, and others who have earned master’s degrees in related fields. Applicants must be currently working with children and adolescents. Applications are accepted twice each year.
The goal of the Certificate Program is to enhance state of the art knowledge and skills in the following content areas:
Participants will receive a total of 90 continuing education units (CEU). Click here for more information.