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Sociology Students Pursue Joint Degrees in Social Work at Fordham University

6/2/2015

Riverdale, N.Y. – Three exceptional Mount Saint Vincent students—Maria Rubio, Samantha Amboise, and Dominique Vazquez—have been accepted to Fordham University’s Master of Social Work program. Ms. Rubio, Ms. Amboise, and Ms. Vazquez comprise the first cohort to undertake the College’s B.A./M.S.W. joint degree program with Fordham.

The College’s collaborative program of study with Fordham University provides motivated sociology majors the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Social Work degree in five years. Students in the collaborative program will complete three years of undergraduate study at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, followed by two years of graduate study at Fordham University. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology will be conferred by the College of Mount Saint Vincent and the Master of Social Work by Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.