Located two miles from downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, Springfield College was established in 1885, and formerly known as International Young Men's Christian Association Training School. Currently, Springfield College has 9 satellite campuses nationwide for its School of Human Services, including Boston, Milwaukee, Houston, and Tampa. The College currently averages around 5,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students.
Undergraduate programs offered at Springfield College include Applied Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Elementary Education, EMS Management, Health Services Administration, Mathematics and Computer Tech, Nutritional Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Recreation Management, Secondary Education, Youth Development, and many other areas of study.
Teacher Licensure and Certification Programs at Springfield College include Early Childhood Teaching Major in Psychology, Elementary Teaching Major in English, Physical Education (Movement and Sport Studies), Secondary Teaching Major in English, Secondary Teaching Major in Mathematics, and others.
Graduate Programs offered at Springfield College include Master of Business Administration, Art Therapy, Management, Nonprofit Management, Special Education, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Occupational Therapy, D.P.T. in Physical Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling and Case Management, Therapeutic Recreation Management, and other concentrations.
The Counseling Center at Springfield College is available to help students with various personal concerns or situations during their academic career at the College. The Center is staffed with counseling professional and graduate associates, and all sessions are confidential.
In addition to the Counseling Center, student support is also provided by the Career Center. Staff at the Career Center are committed to assisting with student learning and development, and provide information and resources that help with exploring career options, enhancing job search skills, identifying employment opportunities, and networking with other alumni.
The Office of Housing and Residence Life oversees campus housing at Springfield College. Residence halls are furnished with twin-sized beds, a desk and desk chair, dresser, and ample closet space, as well as cable television, computer network acess, and telephone/voicemail service.
Numerous dining options are available at the Springfield College campus for students. Campus restaurants include The Fresh Food Company, with hand-tossed pizza, Asian cuisine, grilled panini sandwiches, soups, a salad bar, and even a vegetarian menu; the Allied Snack Shop, featuring fresh sandwiches and salads, Pierce Brother's Coffee Roasters, and delicious desserts; Dunkin' Donuts; and Union Station, a retail food court with everything from burgers, pizza, salads, sushi, Subway, and other options.
Springfield College has various health and fitness facilities available on campus. The Wellness Center is a 47,000-square foot facility with cardio and weight training equipment, climbing wall, wellness resource rooms, lockers, and activity spaces. The Field House, meanwhile, is a 93,000-square foot center with a six-lane running track, four multipurpose courts, strength and conditioning facilities, concessions, and rest rooms. Throughout the year, various wellness programs, group exercise classes, and other fitness and wellness services are offered to students.
The Springfield College Health Center aims to provide complete health care services to students, as well as provide education and resources to enhance the balance of body, spirit, and mind. Services offered at the Health Center include a gynecology clinic, nutrition clinic, STD testing and treatment, allergy shots, immunizations, phlebotomy services, physical therapy services, etc.