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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.
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.
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The Department of Social Work Hosts First Annual Homecoming Celebration
On Friday, October 28th, Department of Social Work at NC State held its First Annual Homecoming Celebration and Open House. The free event, which was hosted in the Atrium of […]
Social Work Alumna Presents Problems With Prison System
An NC State alumna presented in Talley Student Union on Monday evening "Why Prison is Personal and Political," an event highlighting the impact of incarceration on women. The event was […]
Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico
One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.