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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Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina's Child Welfare System
NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families.
First-Generation BSW Graduate Uses Multi-Faceted Lens in Work With Older Adults
Grace Lee, a spring 2017 graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work's BSW Program was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter. Read her interview below to learn more […]