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Students prepare to promote the overall well-being of children and families in a range of settings, including schools, hospitals, and mental health centers.

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Students work with victims and survivors who are dealing with issues stemming from interpersonal violence and physical, emotional, and communal trauma.

man standing alone in a sweatshirt Mental Health and Addictions

Students explore treatments and assessments to work with clients suffering from persistent mental illness, substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders and addictions.

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Students learn to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and older adults affected by illness, disability, and age-related challenges.

Advanced Standing

The advanced standing program offers BSW graduates the chance earn an MSW in 15 months.

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Rigorous Clinical Curriculum

Curriculum Snapshot

Simmons School of Social Work offers a rigorous curriculum to prepare students for clinical practice.

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Faculty

Simmons School of Social Work faculty are experienced teachers and practitioners in the field and are committed to your success.

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Live Classes

SocialWork@Simmons students participate in live, weekly seminar-style classes taught by renowned Simmons faculty.

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One of the unique aspects of the SocialWork@Simmons program is how it blends online learning with hands-on-experience in the field. Field education consists of agency-based courses in which you get …

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SocialWork@Simmons is the online Master of Social Work (MSW) from Simmons School of Social Work, the oldest school of social work in the country. Focused on clinical social work training, SocialWork@Simmons allows aspiring social workers across the country the chance to earn a degree from Simmons’s acclaimed MSW program without relocating. Delivered online, SocialWork@Simmons is led by Simmons’s faculty and features dedicated student support and field placements in students’ own communities.

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