Asnuntuck Community College and Elms College have partnered to offer a new weekend bachelor's degree from Elms College in Social Work. The social work degree completion program is designed for individuals who hold an associate's degree. By completing your degree at ACC you can save tuition dollars with this accelerated degree completion partnership.
The Elms College bachelor's degree completion program offered at ACC meets all general requirements of Elms College. You enter the program with the required associate's degree, satisfy Elms' core requirements, and complete the requirements for the social work degree; earning your degree from a private institution at a location convenient to you.
Classes are held on Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-5 p.m., and are taught by Elms faculty, in 10 eight-week sessions over a 20 month period. Students will join a cohort and remain in that group throughout the program. This degree program prepares students to take the state social work licensing exam at the L.S.W. level in Massachusetts. In addition, graduates are eligible for advanced standing in many social work graduate programs.
Community college graduates who have earned an associate degree are eligible to apply. You must have earned at least 60 credits from your associate's degree program for acceptance.
The bachelor's degree program requires 120 credits. You can transfer in a maximum of 78 credits from ACC or other regionally accredited colleges. A minimum of 42 credits must be earned through Elms College.
All Elms College core and program requirements must be met.
The following application materials are required for each student applying to the Elms at ACC program.
Please submit these materials to:
School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Attn: ACC and Elms College Partnership
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
Pending NEASC Approval
We are a private Catholic coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Massachusetts. Elms College is located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, and grants associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.