Five-Year Dual Degree
Bachelor of Science/Master of Social Work Program
Benefits of Program:
The B.S./M.S.W. Degree Program is for 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's School of Social Work. The program will enable undergraduate students in the Department of Social Science at Springfield College who meet graduate admissions criteria to complete the Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Criminal Justice, 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 B.S./M.S.W. Program is open to Springfield College undergraduate students with a major in Criminal Justice, Sociology, or Youth Development who have an overall G.P.A. 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 2 semester hours of undergraduate field experience with a grade of B or better. Students who wish to pursue the Master of Social Work Program 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 the 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 B.S./M.S.W. program, students should consult with their undergraduate faculty advisor in the Department of Social Science.