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Ranked #1 MSW and #2 BSW in North Carolina
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Our department is home to a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and alumni.
If you’re looking for a supportive, enriching community in which to gain the skills and perspectives that will prepare you for the honorable, challenging and rewarding field of social work, check us out.
We offer both a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program as well as a Master of Social Work (MSW) program that include a traditional two-year MSW option and an advanced standing one-year MSW course of study.
At NC State, we prepare social workers for careers where they will make a difference in individual lives as well as in our society as a whole.
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Bachelor of Social Work
A Bachelor of Social Work degree will prepare you for entry-level professional practice in social work or for advanced graduate-level academic work.
Social Work Minor
Earn a minor in social work to become familiar with the social service system, major social welfare programs and elements of the profession of social work.
The mission of the Department of Social Work at NC State University is to prepare students for
practice that addresses social, economic, cultural, demographic, and political changes affecting
individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. Through teaching, advising,
research, and scholarship, the department emphasizes:
- professional ethics,
- social justice,
- diversity, and
- community engagement
Department of Social Work Awarded $3.1 Million to Educate and Train Behavioral Health Practitioners for Careers in Integrated Care
NC State Department of Social Work has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) to expand integrated health service through education and training in behavioral healthcare fields of practice...