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RIC at WEC (Westerly Education Center)

RIC'​s Professional Studies and Continuing Education will offer courses and community programming at WEC on an ongoing basis. Please check this page for courses and programming offered each term.

You may visit WEC by clicking on the following link: Westerly Education Center​​.

RIC Courses and Programs

Continuing Education

Please Note: New Rhode Island College students will be charged a one-time transcript fee of $30.

Certificate of Undergraduate Study in Social and Human Service Assistance

Now accepting applications for the spring and summer 2019 cohort.

Do you have a passion to help others in need? Turn that passion into a career with Rhode Island College’s Social and Human Service Assistance undergraduate certificate program. Classes are starting soon with cohorts at the Westerly Education Center and at RI College. Earn 24 college credits in 28 weeks, and the program is eligible for Federal financial aid.

All classes will be held in Westerly at Westerly Education Center.

For more information:​

APPLICATION: Click to download program application 

Spring 2019 Courses

  • Professional Development for Social Work
  • Introduction to Human Services
  • Basic Interviewing Skills for Human Service Assistance
  • Basic Writing Skills in Social Services
  • Generalist Practice for Human Services

Summer 2019

  • Professional Development for Social Work
  • Advanced Interviewing Skills for Human Services
  • Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • Integrative Seminar & 100-hour Field Experience

Faculty Coordinator
Pamela Watson, Assistant Professor
Bachelor of Social Work Program
(401) 456-8613

Rhode Island College Workforce Development Training Programs
Lori N. Jordan, Coordinator
Westerly Education Center
(401) 316-9865

Page last updated: August 28, 2018