School for Social Work
Northampton, MA 01063
M.S.W., Advanced Clinical Supervision; Contemplative Clinical Practice; End of Life Care, Ph.D.
For 90 years, the Smith College School for Social Work has provided graduate social work education to men and women around the world. Our program is internationally recognized for its dedication to and specialization in clinical social work, and for our commitment to academic excellence. A nationwide internship network that provides us with the opportunity to affiliate only with the finest training agencies complements our rich curriculum. With a student faculty ratio of 1 to 4, our faculty are not only highly accessible, they are also deeply interested in your professional development. More than 4,500 graduates will tell you that their degree from Smith has been a powerful tool in their search for employment within the social work profession and in their development as a social work leader.
Accreditation:Council on Social Work Education
International Student Requirements:Due to the time needed to process applications from international students, applicants who are citizens of other countries must apply by February 15 or the early decision deadline of January 5. Applicants are encouraged to have some experience in a social work program before attending the School. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in social work or equivalent course work may qualify for advanced standing. A substantial working knowledge of English is essential for admission. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must take the TOEFL iBT and submit scores by February 1; please consult the website for information about the minimum score required. The TOEFL requirement may be waived by the Admission Committee if English has been the primary language spoken in the home and at school. The School reserves the right to require the TOEFL of any applicant whose first language is not English.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: MSW - 131 credits
In State Tuition (per year): 19580 USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999