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.



Dr. Shanti Kulkarni

Dr. Shanti Kulkarni Earns Grant to Promote Healthy Relationships
July 24, 2015
The NIH (National Institutes of Health) through NICHD (National Institute for Child and Human Development) has awarded Dr. Shanti Kulkarni a multi-year grant. The research is on "Shaping the Message: African American Youth and their Families Use Media to Promote Violence Free Dating...

Social Work Professor Receives Award from Alma Mater
May 21, 2015
Social work professor Lori Thomas has been recognized as one of the top young alumni of Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Thomas is a member of VCU’s 2015 “10 Under 10” class. The award recognizes alumni who received their first VCU degree in the last ten years and have achieved professional...