Transforming careers and communities

Bachelor's and master's degrees in human services for adult learners

The Springfield campus of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies has been serving adult students in the region for more than 35 years. Our students come from Western Massachusetts, as well as from Hartford through New Haven, CT. As graduates, they are leaders in human service organizations throughout the region, strengthening communities and improving lives with an emphasis on social and economic justice. 

Adult learners at Springfield College are leaders in human services throughout New England.

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 face-to face weekend classes, which are supplemented by an excellent online learning community, programs can often be completed in 16 months. Some online class options are available and required, filling out a student's schedule. This dynamic schedule holds a student's interest, and increases their value to employers. 

    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, nonprofit, 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
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