PART-TIME | ONLINE & IN-PERSON | EVENING CLASSES

Earn your MSW degree in a top-ranked program designed for adult learners living and working in or near Worcester.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2024

Ready to apply? Start your application and get information about admissions requirements and support here.

WHAT MAKES THE WORCESTER HYBRID PROGRAM RIGHT FOR YOU?

Our innovative hybrid structure combines the best of classroom-based and online learning, and is designed with working professionals and adult learners in mind.

Designed to fit your busy schedule
  • Enjoy a part-time pace where you take one 7-week class at a time; two classes per semester.
  • Semesters 1-4: you’ll attend classes in-person in Worcester on Tuesdays (4-9 pm) where you will build a strong peer community and receive individualized attention from faculty and staff.
  • Semesters 5-9: you’ll attend classes through our Online Program and continue to be supported by the Worcester program team for academics and field placements. 
  • Conveniently located at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
Top-tier education & career advancement
  • You’ll have the same top-ranked BU academic experience as the Boston program at a location close to home.
  • Learn from world-class BU faculty who are accessible and supportive.
  • Prepare for your social work licensure through foundational and advanced courses.
    • Over 90% of BUSSW graduates pass on their first try.
  • Join a global network of 10,000 alumni nationwide to help support your career after graduation.
Experience hands-on learning in field placements located in your area
  • We offer local, supported field education experiences targeted to meet your practical needs and professional goals.
  • Benefit from BUSSW’s large network of Worcester field partners & organizations.
  • You’ll have one-on-one professional advising from BUSSW staff to help you find your field placement. 
  • Learn more about field education
Program options let you customize your education to fit your experience, interests, and goals
  • Major in clinical or macro practice.
  • Consider an optional minor in macro practice with a clinical major.
  • Choose from two track options, depending on your professional background.
    • Both tracks are 65 credits taken over 9 consecutive semesters.


Location

The Worcester Campus is located at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Contact Us

Program Director:
Susan Brostrup-Jensen
sabj@bu.edu

Admissions:
(833) 255-8970
busswad@bu.edu