Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention/Dual degree with Hunter College School of Social Work
In this program you will learn the skills necessary to be a social worker working with babies, toddlers and families in a variety of settings.
You will learn from experienced faculty at both Bank Street College and Hunter College as you earn two Master’s degrees.
- For applicants seeking a Master’s degree in social work with a specialization in early development.
- Leads to eligibility for licensure as a social worker.
- This program does not lead to certification in education.
This program culminates in a Master of Science in Education, requiring 34 credits, and a Master of Social Work, with additional course requirements for the social work degree from Hunter College School of Social Work.
The heart of the program is a year-long supervised fieldwork experience.
- Your opportunity to connect theory and practice.
- You will have a reflective relationship with a mentor and a group of peers.
- Your experiences will include typically developing children, as well as with children with more specialized needs.
- You will have the flexibility to do your fieldwork in a paid position or as a student teacher.
Note: Additional fieldwork is required at Hunter College.
Our graduates work as:
- Child/Parent Psychotherapists
- Family specialists in Early Intervention
- Parent/child group facilitators
- Early Head Start family workers
- Play therapists
- Foster care case workers
- Home visitors and home visiting supervisors