Clinical students focus on developing strong assessment skills and learning evidence-based treatment interventions to work with individuals, couples, families, and groups in healthcare settings.
Macro students specialize in developing the policy, planning, and management skills to become effective advocates and leaders at the local, state, or national level.
Start by selecting a specialized practice and customize from there. We challenge and prepare our clinical program students to integrate evidence-based interventions and culturally sensitive practice with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Students become proficient in assessment and diagnostic classification and learn to develop professional therapeutic alliance and relationship skills.
The Boston College School of Social Work MSW Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Our innovative MSW curriculum offers a balance of structure and flexibility that lets you shape your degree and your career.
You may also take electives through a consortium with Boston University, Tufts University, and Brandeis University.
BCSSW has partnered with the School of Theology and Ministry and the Connell School of Nursing to offer the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Certificate.
Our graduates work in a panoply of health and behavioral health settings ranging from hospital based to community based, acute care to rehabilitation facilities, forensic services and homeless services, outpatient clinics and substance abuse programs, state agencies, and grass roots organizations.
With Massachusetts leading the way in national health care reform, you will be exposed to the rapidly changing organization and delivery of health care. Our innovative program includes culturally-centered coursework and field placements, tailored mentoring, self-advocacy training, and career development guidance.