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MSW/Certificate in Psychotherapy

The Fordham MSW/Certificate in Psychotherapy with the Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center offers advanced clinical experience through a field placement at the Center. This collaborative program between the Graduate School of Social Service and the Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute enables students to earn both a master of social work degree and a certificate in psychotherapy. You must apply and
be admitted to both schools.


Students in Fordham's MSW program may be able to transfer some credits to the Blanton-Peale Institute. Blanton-Peale students may be able to transfer some credits toward the MSW degree.


The MSW's Advanced Phase fieldwork placement is completed at the Blanton-Peale Institute program.


Contact Elaine Congress, DSW and Associate Dean via email at or by phone at 212-636-6667.

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