Welcome to the School of Social Work

We are proud to be a diverse group of students, faculty, staff members, and alumni dedicated to the values and ideals of social work and social work education.The School offers both the BSW and MSW degree options.  Our mission is to "prepare competent social workers and promote community well-being and social justice through teaching, scholoarship, and service with special attention to vulnerable populations". We encourage you to visit our website and learn more about how the School of Social Work at UNC Charlotte can address your educational needs.



Mount Kilimanjaro

Social Work Chair Climbs Tallest Mountain in Africa
September 9, 2015
Dr. Vivian Lord, Interim Chair of the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work, recently summited Mount Kilimanjaro. After trying and failing to climb the mountain once before, the 61-year old made it to the top of the 19,000-plus foot peak on her second try. Now she's back on campus, and shares her...


First Year Professor Wins National Leadership and Service Award
September 9, 2015
Social Work professor Annelise Mennicke has earned a leadership and service award from a respected national organization in the field. Dr. Mennicke is the recipient of the 2015 student award for leadership and service from the Group of the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (...