Your decision to pursue a master's degree in social work coincides with one of the most important phases in the history of social work. With degree in hand, you will be qualified to help people overcome challenges in a variety of settings including: adoption agencies, schools, hospitals, veterans services, senior centers, prisons, mental health clinics, military support programs, public social agencies, hospice care, and corporations.


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Application Deadlines

  • We are still accepting applications and will continue to review applications as long as we have openings in the program.
  • Applications for the Post-Master's Degree Certificate Program for fall are due September 1, applications for spring are due January 21.

Field Education Office

For questions about field internship requirements and possibilities, please contact Michele Mariani  at or (413) 748 3064.

Loan Forgiveness

The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-MA) recently published an informative article about loan forgiveness/repayment with information about available programs, advice on applying, and web links. Read the article at

Federal Student Aid

Federal grants and loans are available. Click here for more information.

International Center

Explore international and intercultural opportunities, for international and all students, offered by the International Center at Springfield College.

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