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 80 years,
the Smith College School for Social Work has been a leader
in academic and clinical excellence. The clinical tradition
in social work at Smith has evolved over years of concern
for those suffering from trauma as a result of wars, abuse,
poverty, and injustice. More than 375 women and men come to
the Smith campus each summer, supported in their professional
ambition by 18 resident and more than 100 adjunct faculty
members, all of whom bring a broad and deep expertise in and
dedication to clinical social work.
Inquiries about admission should
be directed to the School for Social Work.
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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
Office of Graduate