Wheelock College Commencement 2018!

Commencement was Friday, May 18! See taped versions of the full Undergraduate and Graduate ceremonies and more at wheelock.edu/commencement.

School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy

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School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy
Dean's Office
Activities West, Room 305
(see campus map)

Liz Marino, Assistant to the Dean

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Wheelock partners with a variety of institutions to expand learning and service opportunities for our students.

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Wheelock College and Boston University have reached an agreement to merge as of June 1, 2018 and we are no longer accepting new applications. As a prospective applicant to Wheelock College, we hope you will be interested in applying to Boston University.

Message from the Dean

Interim Dean Hope Haslam StraughanHope Haslam Straughan
Dean, School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy

As Dean for the School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy it is my privilege to ensure quality educational and field-based experiences for students in our undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as actively engage in community partnerships to further our mission. Our faculty and staff are committed to human rights and social justice for children, families, and their communities, including active engagement to understand dynamics of oppression and privilege and to ensure diversity and inclusion in our College and communities. Our faculty are scholars, teachers extraordinaire, and student advocates. Our students are passionate, insightful, and engaged in environmental justice work, policy reform, advocacy with and on behalf of vulnerable client populations, organizational transformation, and reflective practice. We value self-care and wellness to ensure our own health and well-being, as well as that of the clients with whom our students are engaged. Read on to learn more about our School.


Undergraduate Programs

Majors in the School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy lead to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Social Work degree.



Graduate Programs

The School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy offers the following Master of Science or Master of Social Work degree programs, as well as graduate certificates.




Departments and Faculty

Wheelock's faculty are distinguished scholars, gifted instructors, and may very likely become some of your life-long mentors. Their commitment to inspiring a world of good is evident in everything they do, from research to teaching to supervising field placements to volunteering. They will demand your best-while doing everything possible to provide a learning experience that is best for you.

See what some of our talented Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy faculty have been up to recently:

School of Social Work, Leadership, and Youth Advocacy Departments

Learn more about the departments within the School of Arts and Sciences, including faculty bios and contact information.

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