Academic Opportunities

Academic activities

We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, not limited to the classroom, and many of our courses and academic activities incorporate elements of hands-on education, community service and real-world experience. Explore the exciting academic opportunities BSU offers to enhance your educational journey.

Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic

The Children’s Physical Developmental Clinic (CPDC) welcomes all children from ages 18 months to 18 years. Volunteer as a student clinician to share in the physical, motor, aquatic and emotional development of youth. Through providing a safe, nurturing environment, children grow to their highest potential in our nationally recognized program.

Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative Program

The Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative is a fully-inclusive postsecondary program for young adults with intellectual/ developmental disabilities.  Students in the BSU ICEI program share the same experiences as their college-aged peers and are paired with current, full-time undergraduate students at BSU who serve as peer mentors.

Internships

At Bridgewater, we believe internships help you confirm your major, establish work history and apply your classroom knowledge to real-world situations. With our paid internship program, our students have found full-time employment opportunities and gained valuable career-based learning. In today’s job market, our dynamic internships give students a competitive edge for success.

Honors Program

The Honors Program invites highly motivated students to join their peers and distinguished professors in making the most of their undergraduate experience. Students maximize their critical thinking, scholarship, and research skills. You may apply to the program as an incoming freshman, transfer, or current student.

Study Abroad

Bridgewater State University offers more than 1,000 programs in more than 50 countries all over the world. You can absorb a new culture and learn a new language – for a summer, winter, semester, or year. Best of all, you can take your studies abroad to the destination of your choice and still graduate on time.

Undergraduate Research

Our Undergraduate Research program gives students the chance to work with expert faculty mentors as they pursue scholarly research. This research, which requires discipline and organization, helps propel you forward into graduate school or find your first job.