Springfield College Houston

Transforming careers and communities

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are perfect for adults who wish to transform their careers and their communities. Whether you’ve been out of school for five, 10, even 20 or more years, you’ll find that we make the transition as easy for you as possible. Beginning with weekend programs that can often be completed in 16 months, School of Professional and Continuing Studies programs are designed for adults who care about people above all else.

Program Highlights:

  • Attend classes only on weekends, typically two weekends per month
  • Finish your degree in as little as 16 months
  • Receive undergraduate credit for college-level life, school, and work experiences
  • Earn a degree from a well-respected, fully accredited private college
  • Enjoy an affordable tuition, with financial aid opportunities
  • Learn in a small class that values and reflects a diverse world
  • Take advantage of the adult-centered Academic Success Center
  • Get valuable, hands-on experience right from the start

Seth Window

"Returning to college made me realize that you are never stuck in life. You can always improve yourself, and when you improve yourself you really have the potential to improve the lives of others."

Seth Window

Springfield College Houston Program Concentrations

Bachelor of Science in Human Services:

Master of Science in Human Services:

The Campus Guide

The Springfield College Houston campus guide explains how you may take advantage of the many services offered to Springfield College Professional and Continuing Studies students.

Download the Houston Campus Guide

Hours of Operation

Springfield College Houston hours of operation are shown below. If you have any questions, feel free to call the campus main phone number at (713) 681-1120.

Business Day Hours of Operation
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
class days only
Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
class days only


2122 East Governors Circle
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 681-1120
Toll Free (866) 252-8801
Fax (713) 682-2366

Name/Title Ext. E-mail Address
Eric Castillo, PhD
Campus Director
102 ecastillo3@springfieldcollege.edu
Marcia Baker
106 mbaker2@springfieldcollege.edu
Teodora Carrion
Project Additional Staff
100 tcarrion@springfieldcollege.edu
Rosa Davila
107 rdavila3@springfieldcollege.edu
Bobbie DeGrate
Assistant Director for Recruitment & Admissions
105 bdegrate@springfieldcollege.edu
Benita Williams
Assistant Director for Administration
104 bwilliams@springfieldcollege.edu
Jo Nell Yarbrough
Resource Specialist
108 jyarbrough@springfieldcollege.edu


Rose Davilla

Rosa L. Davila


Courses Regularly Taught
Integrative Core Seminar I: Education, Oppression and Resistance, Integrative Core Seminar III: Social Transformation and Alternative Visions, Group Project in Community Development and Change, Graduate Project, Leadership: A Lifelong Journey, Building Multicultural Organizations and Communities, Advocacy and Policy Analysis

Springfield College Contact Information
(713) 681-1120 ext. 107

Highest Degree
PhD, University of Texas

Other Degrees and Certifications
MA, University of Houston

Areas of Expertise
Community research, mental health, racial/ethnic issues, women’s issues, non-profit organizations, advocacy, social justice

Rose Austin

Rose Austin

Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Strategic Planning, Program Evaluation, Board Development for Nonprofit Organizations

Springfield College Contact Information

Highest Degree
EdD, University of Houston

Other Degrees and Certifications
MA, Jackson State University; BA, Jackson State University;

Areas of Expertise
Strategic planning, program evaluation, board development, fundraising, event planning, public speaking
Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest:

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Rotary Club (local and international service); Educational and charitable foundations, alumni association, service to women and children (transitional housing, school supplies, elder care); and Special needs adults


Joel Levine

Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Core IV: Critical Overview of Human Services

Springfield College Contact Information

Highest Degree
MS, University of Chicago

Other Degrees and Certifications
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Areas of Expertise
Child welfare, juvenile justice, juvenile prevention and early intervention services, positive youth development, transition age youth, runaway and homeless youth, public agency administration, program development.

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults; Texas Department of Family and Protective Services- Children’s Protective Services Division; Homeless Youth Network of Houston/Harris County; board of directors, Texas Network of Youth Services; Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards and Rotary Club of Houston; member, Network of Behavioral Health Providers and Harris County Child Abuse Task Force

Noel Pinnock

Noel Pinnock

Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Supervision, Staffing, and Human Resources Management, Organization Transformation, Building Multicultural Communities and Organizations, Organizational Change and Development

Springfield College Contact Information

Highest Degree
MPA, Texas Southern University

Other Degrees and Certifications
Certified Public Manager, Certified Professional Consultant, Certified Christian Counselor, Model-Netics Instructor, Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Areas of Expertise
Human capital strategy and solutions, talent acquisition and retention, talent development, performance management, employee relations/labor relations, organization development, business consulting, lean methodologist, servant leader

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Public servant, held public office and sought the office of mayor, strategic interventions and creating partnerships


Bobbie Degrate, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Email: bdegrate@springfieldcollege.edu
Phone: (713) 681-1120
Toll Free: (866) 252-8801
Fax: (713) 682-2366

Springfield College Houston
2122 E. Governors Circle
Houston, TX 77092

Information Sessions

Do you want to learn more about the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Springfield College Houston? Do you have a friend, relative, or co-worker who wants to know more about our bachelor's or master's degree program for adults? If so, then please join us for information sessions where we will provide details about our accelerated degree opportunities, financial aid, and the admissions process.

2015 Information Sessions

Date Time
Saturday, August 8, 2015 10 a.m.
Sunday, August 9, 2015 10 a.m.
Saturday, September 12, 2015 10 a.m.
Sunday, September 13, 2015 10 a.m.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 10 a.m.
Sunday, October 4, 2015 10 a.m.
Saturday, November 7, 2015 10 a.m.
Sunday, November 8, 2015 10 a.m.
Saturday, December 5, 2015 10 a.m.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 10 a.m.

All information sessions are held at the Springfield College Houston campus located on 2122 E. Governors Circle, Houston, Texas.

For more information or to RSVP please contact:

Bobbie DeGrate
(713) 681-1120 ext. 105
Email: bdegrate@springfieldcollege.edu

Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 748-3000