Graduation Requirements

Students must earn 120 credits to graduate. Of those credits, 45 must be taken at Springfield College (residency requirement).

Students must complete all three levels of required courses:

  • General education requirements
  • Regional and online requirements
  • Community youth development and leadership concentration requirements (Minimum 12 credits taken in residence)

The group project in development and change must focus on a project that is youth related. The link below provides a detailed explanation of the graduation requirements and lists the general education requirements categories.

Human Services Credit and Course Requirements

Regional and Online Requirements


Students enrolled in the community youth development and leadership concentration must fulfill their requirements for Group Project in community development and change, which includes earning 12 credits through completion of a project that is youth related (under the course numbers CYDL 330, 331, and 332).