Smith College offers graduate work leading to the degrees of master of arts, master of arts in teaching, master of fine arts, master of education, master of education of the deaf, master of science in exercise and sport studies and master and Ph.D. in social work. The college also has a limited program leading to the degree of doctor of philosophy. In special one-year programs, international students may qualify for a certificate of graduate studies or a diploma in American studies.
For more than 90 years, the Smith College School for Social Work has provided graduate social work education to men and women around the world. The program is internationally recognized for its dedication to and specialization in clinical social work, and for its commitment to academic excellence. Faculty are not only highly accessible, they are also deeply interested in each student's professional development.
Each year more than 100 men and women pursue advanced work at Smith College. Individuals may also enroll as nondegree students by registering for one or more courses. Smith is noted for its superb facilities, beautiful setting and distinguished faculty who are recognized for their scholarship and interest in teaching. Graduate students can expect to participate in small classes and receive personalized attention from instructors. Inquiries about admission to graduate programs should be directed to the Office of Graduate Study.