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Ashley Hammonds, MSW '11

Taking Pride in Her Culture

As a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Ashley Hammonds, MSW '11, takes pride in her culture and in helping to create awareness about the lives of modern day Native Americans.  More about Taking Pride... »

Professor and Louise McMahon Ahearn Chair James Lubben

'I'm a Dreamer'

Professor and Louise McMahon Ahearn Chair James Lubben talks about his love of flowers and how cultivation and nurturing translates to his teaching and relationships with his students.  More about 'I'm a Dreamer' »

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Off-Campus Location

The Boston College School of Social Work has an off-campus location at Worcester State University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

All courses are taught by Boston College School of Social Work faculty. Classes begin in September and meet once a week on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Students take two classes per semester in Worcester.

Students in the Clinical specialization take their initial classes during the first two years in Worcester before completing their courses at Chestnut Hill. Students in the Macro specialization take three courses in Worcester and one course in Chestnut Hill during the first year of study, and two courses in Worcester and two courses in Chestnut Hill during the second year before completing their program in Chestnut Hill.

In keeping with the School's long association with social agencies throughout New England, both field placements may also be arranged in the Worcester area. There is no field placement during the first year. The first field placement is in the second year of the program or in a block during the summer for eligible students. It may be possible to do a placement in your employing agency.

The balance of courses in the final year of study are taken at the main campus in Chestnut Hill. The final year of study may also be split into two years for a total program of study spanning four years.

For more information on the program, contact Marilyn Carey, Site Coordinator, Applicants interested in this option should also review their curriculum plan with Bill Howard, Director of Admissions, Financial aid is available.

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