UMaine Hutchinson Center announces new fall 2017 MSW-Weekend Cohort

Courtesy of: Deidre Finney Boylan, LCSW Univerisity of Maine

Belfast, Maine – Applications are being accepted for the new 2017 Master’s of Social Work Weekend Cohort starting September 2017 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Classes will be held on Friday nights and Saturday mornings in Belfast. Interested candidates should contact Deidre Boylan at 322-3319 or to schedule an interview. Applications will be reviewed until the cohort is filled.


At the University of Maine School of Social Work, students are prepared to become proficient and ethical social work professionals committed to social change in a variety of organizations, specializations and professional roles. This weekend program is designed to extend access to affordable, fully  accredited graduate Social Work education that provides students with a well-integrated academic and practical education. A field practicum may be completed at qualifying organizations geographically convenient to students.

Since 1991, the MSW Program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. MSW graduates go on to serve as social work clinicians, program planners, administrators and community change agents in a wide range of public and private settings and systems.


For an application or additional information, contact: Lynne Gamperle, administrative specialist for student services in the School of Social Work, 207.581.2389,



About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's only public research university. It celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 63 countries. It currently enrolls 11,219 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers 30 doctoral degrees and 80 master's degrees; more than 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit

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