Worcester_State_College

Worcester State College

Size 58 acres (0.2 km²)
Established 1874
School type Public
Location Worcester, Mass., USA
Enrollment ¹ 4,665 undergraduate
805 graduate
Faculty ² 168 full-time
201 part-time
Campus Urban
Colors Royal Blue
 
and Gold
 
Home page worcester.edu
For other "Worcester Colleges," see Worcester College (disambiguation).
Worcester State College is a public, 4-year college founded in 1874 as Worcester Normal School in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts. Although WSC traditionally has an emphasis on education, business, and biotechnology, the College offers Bachelors and Masters degrees in over 20 academic disciplines.

It is located at 486 Chandler Street. Janelle C. Ashley, Ph.D is the tenth president and the first female president of the College.

Awards

  • Worcester State College was the only Massachusetts state college to be placed on the Princeton Review's list of "Best Northeastern Colleges" in 2008. It also made their list in 2005, 2006, and 2007.
  • WSC was named one of "America's Best Value Colleges" by the Princeton Review in 2007.
  • WSC was voted "Best College in Worcester" by Worcester Magazine in 2002, 2006, and 2007.

Majors

Undergraduate Majors


Biology (cellular/molecular biology, population/environmental biology, organismal biology, or a Concentration in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
Biotechnology
Business Administration (Concentrations in Accounting/Finance, Management, and Marketing)
Chemistry (Concentration in Biochemistry and Nuclear Medicine Technology)
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communications (Concentration in Film and Electronic Media)
Community Health
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics (Concentrations in Public Policy and International Trade)
Elementary Education
English (Concentration in Writing)
Geography and Earth Sciences (Concentration in Environmental Studies)
Health Education
History (Concentrations in Labor Studies/Labor Relations, American Studies, and Foreign Service)
Mathematics
Natural Science (Concentration in Energy Studies, Nuclear Medicine Technology)
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Psychology (Concentrations in Mental Health Services, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Developmental Processes)
Sociology
Spanish (Concentration in Spanish for the Professions)
Urban Studies (Concentrations in Health and Human Services, Intergenerational Studies and Community Service, and Public Service/Urban Community Planning)

Pre-medical, Pre-dental, and Pre-law programs available also

Undergraduate Minors

Art
Biology
Chemistry
Communications
Communication Disorders
Computer Science
Developmental Disabilities Psychology
Economics
English
French
Geography
Gerontology
History
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Mathematics
Middle East Studies
Music
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Theater
Web Development
Women's Studies
Urban Studies

Graduate Majors

Masters

Biotechnology
Community Health Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Health Care Administration
Management
Non-profit Management
Speech-Language Pathology
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education
English Education
Health Education
History Education
Middle School Education
Moderate Special Needs Education
Reading Education
Secondary Education
Spanish Education

Certificates in

School Psychology
Educational Leadership
Accounting
Pre-dental
Moderate Special Needs
Post Baccalaureate Initial Teacher License Middle/Secondary School
Pre-medical

Notable Alumni

External links

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