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Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Wheelock College of Education and Human Development is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work/Master of Education (MSW/Ed M)
Doctor of Ministry/Master of Social Work (D Min/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Master of Theological Studies (MSW/MTS)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Social Work/Doctor of Education (MSW/Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 512
Doctoral Degrees 20
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Critical essay
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,252
Applied
857
Accepted
334
Enrolled
68%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 8th January 7th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Federal Work-Study

Student Body

759
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.43%
Black or African American 6.59%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.16%
Unknown 5.4%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

69
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 37
Male (18)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging, children and families, substance abuse and HIV, trauma and mental health, public health social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2 Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. David J. Chard
Interim Dean
Phone: 617-353-3213

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