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Where Transformation Happens

Video: Where Transformation Happens


What distinguishes the Boston College School of Social Work?  Watch video »

BC Social Work Magazine

BC Social Work Magazine 2013

The BC Social Work Magazine 2013 issue showcases new initiatives that have helped Boston College School of Social Work become a networking hub, building bridges with people and communities towards a humane, just, and sustainable world.

Graduate Voices

Antoinetta Ligato

Class of 2014 graduates answer the questions "What does a social work degree mean to you?" and "What are your plans after graduation?" Watch videos »

Prospective Students

Welcome! As a prospective student, you have many questions and we hope our website can provide the answers. In addition to the resource links below, we invite you to learn more about us through our "Features" links. Here is where we tell the BC Social Work story through a series of events, news, programs, profiles, and interviews. We highlight our alumni in the field, faculty research and teaching, student placements, international conferences, diversity initiatives, and much more.


Commitment + Exploration
Issues + Evidence
Leadership + Partnership
Vibrant Programs
Ingenious People

Curriculum Flexibility

BC Social Work introduced a five-elective curriculum plan that added two electives for both clinical and macro students in all fields-of-practice concentrations.

Changemaker Campus

In recognition of initiatives such as the School of Social Work's Social Innovation and Leadership Program and Lab, Boston College has been named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka, a global association of leading social entrepreneurs.