Skip Navigation

About the School for Social Work

Clinical social work education with an anti-racism lens

For nearly a century, the Smith College School for Social Work has provided graduate social work education to men and women around the world. Our program is internationally recognized for its dedication to and specialization in clinical social work, and for our commitment to academic excellence. A nationwide internship network that provides us with the opportunity to affiliate only with the finest training agencies complements our rich curriculum. With a student faculty ratio of one to four, our faculty are not only highly accessible, they are also deeply interested in your professional development. More than 4,500 graduates will tell you that their degree from Smith has been a powerful tool in their search for employment within the social work profession and in their development as a social work leader.

Smith College School for Social Work Assistant Professor Hannah Karpman discusses her Known Donor Family Project and the power of social work.