Since 2013, the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) have been in collaborative partnership with China Youth University (CYU) in Beijing.
This past January, GSS formed an additional partnership with the Beijing University of Technology.
Under the new partnership, students from CYU will earn a bachelor’s in social work from Fordham and, should they choose, would also continue on for a master’s. Fordham students get a summertime opportunity in China where they can choose between two three-credit courses while becoming familiar with the culture.
“It’s about bringing Chinese students to experience one of the most vibrant cities in the world and learn professional skills at Fordham that they can bring back home to have a positive effect,” Debra McPhee, PhD, dean of GSS.
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