Curriculum Snapshot

SocialWork@Simmons students can complete the program on an accelerated, full-time, or extended basis. Select from the schedules below to view the courses by term:

Advanced Standing Program (4 terms)

TERM 1 | 6 credits

Advanced Standing Seminar (3 credits)
Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers (3 credits)

TERM 2 | 11 credits

Advanced Clinical Practice (3 credits)
Assessment and Diagnosis (3 credits)
Field Education (5 credits)

TERM 3 | 10 credits

Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
Field Education I (4 credits)

TERM 4 | 10 credits

Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)


Accelerated Full-Time (4 terms)

TERM 1 | 17 credits

Social Welfare Policy and Services (3 credits)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment OR Social Work with Groups (3 credits)
Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Social Work Research (3 credits)
Field Education I (5 credits)

TERM 2 | 16 credits

Dynamics of Racism and Oppression (3 credits)
Social Work with Groups OR Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3 credits)
Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Assessment and Diagnosis (3 credits)
Field Education I (4 credits)

TERM 3 | 16 credits

Advanced Clinical Practice (3 credits)
Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers OR Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)

TERM 4 | 16 credits

Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
Evaluation in Social Work Practice OR Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)


Standard Full-Time Program (6 terms)

TERM 1 | 9 credits

Social Welfare Policy and Services (3 credits)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3 credits)
Dynamics of Racism and Oppression (3 credits)

TERM 2 | 11 credits

Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Social Work Research (3 credits)
Field Education I (5 credits)

TERM 3 | 10 credits

Assessment and Diagnosis (3 credits)
Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Field Education I (4 credits)

TERM 4 | 9 credits

Social Work with Groups (3 credits)
Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)

TERM 5 | 13 credits

Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Practice (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)

TERM 6 | 13 credits

Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)


Extended Program (8 terms)

TERM 1 | 6 credits

Social Welfare Policy and Services (3 credits)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment OR Social Work with Groups (3 credits)

TERM 2 | 6 credits

Dynamics of Racism and Oppression (3 credits)
Social Work with Groups OR Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3 credits)

TERM 3 | 6 credits

Social Work Research (3 credits)
Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers (3 credits)

TERM 4 | 11 credits

Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Assessment and Diagnosis (3 credits)
Field Education I (5 credits)

TERM 5 | 7 credits

Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Field Education I (4 credits)

TERM 6 | 6 credits

Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)

TERM 7 | 10 credits

Advanced Clinical Practice (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)

TERM 8 | 13 credits

Capstone Seminar (3 credits)
Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Course (3 credits)
Field Education II (4 credits)

To learn more about the SocialWork@Simmons curriculum, contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-855-523-SSSW (7779).

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