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, scholarship, 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.

UNC Charlotte School of Social Work Statement regarding House Bill 2

We, the faculty and staff of UNC Charlotte’s School of Social Work are committed to upholding our professional (NASW) Code of Ethics that states that we will respect the dignity and worth of all people, combat oppression in all its forms, and fight for social and economic justice (read more).




Early Childhood Mental Health Graduate Certificate

Early Childhood Mental Health Graduate Certificate
April 17, 2016

The School of Social Work and Department of Special Education and Child Development are pleased to announce the approval of a joint certificate program in Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) focusing on children birth to five years of age and their families.  Follow the link for more...

College of Health and Human Services Building

Graduate Social Work Program Continues Climb in National Rankings
March 30, 2016

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work graduate program has climbed in to the top percent nationally in U.S. News & World Report rankings. The master of social work degree program moved up 12 spots on the 2016 list, from 68 to 56; 234 schools offer graduate degrees in social work...