Springfield College School of Social Work

  • Know that experience sets us apart
    Know that experience sets us apart
    Our cutting-edge advanced generalist curriculum provides skill-building in clinical practice, supervision and administration, evidence-informed research, social policy, and advocacy for social justice - and has for 25 years.
  • Gain from innovative teaching and scholarship
    Gain from innovative teaching and scholarship
    An outstanding diverse faculty, comprised of active practitioners, scholars, and researchers, is in touch with the community and contributes to shaping current thinking and practice in social work.
  • Develop relationships that advance your education and career
    Develop relationships that advance your education and career
    With a diverse and international student body, we pride ourselves on providing a low faculty-to-student ratio and on maintaining a strong alumni network of accomplished practitioners.
  • Choose from multiple pathways to your MSW
    Choose from multiple pathways to your MSW
    Full-time weekday and part-time weekend options are possible, as well as advanced standing for BSW graduates, a dual MSW/JD degree in partnership with Western New England School of Law and a dual BS/MSW degree for designated undergraduate majors at Springfield College.
  • Engage in preparation for professional practice
    Engage in preparation for professional practice
    Internships are available at a wide range of social work agencies across New England and New York State, and internships at students’ places of employment may be possible.
  • School of Social Work Annual Student Scholarship Fund
    School of Social Work Annual Student Scholarship Fund
    Last year, Springfield College School of Social Work celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary as a Council on Social Work Education-accredited MSW program. As part of the 25th commemorative year, the School established the School of Social Work Annual Student Scholarship Fund. We invite you to make a gift to the newly established fund which will provide support for students of the School.

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Dean’s Welcome

Dean Francine J. Vecchiolla

Francine J. Vecchiolla MSW, PhD
Dean, School of Social Work
(413) 748-3057 | E-mail

  • Agency Partners Help Develop a Highly Trained Professional Corps

    Faculty Spotlight
    If we didn't have the field of social work, we would need to invent it. And then we would have to invent the many partner-training institutes and agencies that help bring to life the study of social work practice in the field in pursuit of a new generation of social work practitioners prepared to meet the increasing social, emotional, and health demands of a rapidly changing world. The need for a highly trained professional corps has never been greater, and Springfield College School of Social Work is in a strong position to meet this need through its classroom focus on advanced generalist practice and its broad ranging relationships with service agencies that address human issues across the lifespan.

    Thomas Harrigan,
    Assistant Professor of Field Education

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Fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

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Fulfills requirements of social work licensure