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The Simmons advantage
The Simmons advantage is more than an exceptional education — it’s an experience that will prepare you for your life’s work.
Our innovative graduate programs allow you to customize your courses of study. You’ll learn through small classes, case-based discussions, experiential learning, research opportunities and seminars. Our professors are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in the field. Accessible and dedicated, they’ll go the extra mile to help you succeed.
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Whether you're coming straight from undergraduate study — or making a change mid-career — our programs will prepare you for your next move.
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You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.
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Faculty & Research
Amy Ryan Reflects on her work with SLIS students. Amy Ryan has over 35 years of public library management experience in her extensive career. That experience has informed her work with SLIS students, with whom she meets to discuss career...
Professor of Practice Jane Hughes shares the adjustments she has made in the current climate. Can you tell us about your article, "Teaching Globalization in the Time of Trump"? This article was inspired by a negative student evaluation. A student...
Dean desJardins tells us about her talk at the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education Conference. The College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences Dean Marie desJardins was asked to deliver the keynote at the SIGCSE Conference (February 28-March...
We spoke with Diane Grossman about her role and her passion for philosophy. What is your academic background? I went to Vassar College, and then went to New York University, where I completed a PhD. Interestingly, Vassar went co-ed during...
The month of March will celebrate the role of social workers across the country. Simmons University Professor of Social Work Johnnie Hamilton-Mason, MSW, PhD, will play a leading role in the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social...
Professor Erdelez tells us how this study hopes to improve the lives of Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers. Dr. Sanda Erdelez, Professor and Director of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), presented at the BOBCATSSS conference in Osijek,...
Adjunct Faculty Caryn Anderson '04MS is exploring possible projects with universities, nonprofits and government departments all over the world. Adjunct Faculty Caryn Anderson '04MS was accepted to the U.S. Fulbright Program as a Fulbright Specialist. The Fulbright Specialist Program...
Professor Bastian's new book examines colonialism from an archivist's perspective. Can you tell us a bit about your book? Decolonizing the Caribbean Record, An Archives Reader, was initially envisioned as a text for the Masters of Archival Science (MAS)...