Living Learning Community
Global Social Justice

Like minded students live and learn together.

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

Contact:

Social Work Major
Maynard L. Cressman, M.S.W.
Associate Professor/ Director, Social Work
mlcressm@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4666 Ext. 3502

Gerontology and Global Social Justice
Suzanne Weaver, M.S.W., L.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Professor
slweaver@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4666 Ext. 3500

Child Welfare
Kathleen Boland, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Professor
kpboland@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4666 Ext. 3499


Alumnae Success Stories

Within a year of graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Cedar Crest College, 95 percent of students have found employment in their field. Here are some of the facilities in which recent Cedar Crest graduates currently work:

  • Queens University in Belfast, Ireland (as a faculty member)
  • Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
  • Hospice
  • Child welfare agencies
  • Mental health agencies
  • Health care and aging facilities
  • Hospitals

Graduate Studies

Approximately 80 percent of our program graduates attend a master’s level program in social work after receiving their bachelor’s degree here. Some of the graduate schools that our students have been accepted into include:

  • Columbia University
  • Kutztown University
  • Marywood University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Nevada
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • Washington University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Rutgers University
  • Fordham University
  • Hunter College
  • West Chester University