PARSIPPANY — Springfield College recently held its commencement weekend where 621 master’s degrees, nine certificates of advanced graduate study, 16 doctor of philosophy degrees, and 27 doctoral of physical therapy degrees were awarded at the graduate commencement ceremony. At the undergraduate commencement, 973 bachelor’s degrees were awarded for a two-day total of 1646 degrees.
Brigid Crystal has earned a doctor of physical therapy degree in Physical Therapy. Brigid is a 2009 Graduate of Parsippany Hills High School.
Founded in 1885, Springfield College is known worldwide for the guiding principles of its humanics philosophy–educating students in spirit, mind and body for leadership in service to others. With its foundation of academic excellence and rich athletic heritage, Springfield College prepares students with real-world leadership skills for careers that transform lives and communities. The college offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the fields of health sciences, human and social services, sport management and movement studies, education, business, and the arts and sciences. It also offers doctoral programs in physical education, physical therapy, and counseling psychology. The college is ranked in the 2015 edition of “Best Colleges” in the top tier of “Best Regional Universities – North Region” by U.S.News and World Report, and is designated as a premier Leadership Development Center by the YMCA of the USA. More than 5,000 traditional, nontraditional and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its School of Human Services campuses across the country.