Social Work + School Social Worker Licensure

Our Social Work (MSW) + School Social Worker Licensure program prepares clinical social workers to work in school settings.

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Students in this program earn their Master of Social Work and upon graduation are eligible to apply for the Massachusetts State License to be a School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor.

This certification is required to work as a clinical social worker in many school settings.

Ready to take the next step? We'll guide you through the requirements and deadlines — and get you started on your way.

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Offered As
  • Certificate
  • Masters
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Social Work at Simmons University

Our progressive, hands-on curriculum integrates education and practice with social justice values, multicultural perspectives and a strong emphasis on field education.

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Our Faculty

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Gary Bailey

  • Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Social Justice
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Hugo Kamya

  • Social Work Alumni Fund Endowed Chair and Professor
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Jennifer Putney

  • Associate Professor and Director of The Center for Innovation in Behavioral Health Education and Research
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Suzanne Sankar

  • Professor of Practice and Associate Director of the School of Social Work
Diane Zipoli

Diane Zipoli

  • Assoc. Prof. of Practice & Asst. Director of Field Education
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Eugenia Knight

  • Associate Professor of Practice and Director of Field Education for the BSW Program