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School of Social Work


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FSU Students

FSU is the first HBCU in the country to collaborate with the US Army to offer a master's degree in social work to active duty soldiers. The FSU-Army MSW Program at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, is designed as a full-time accelerated MSW Program.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program has been granted Initial Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)!  BSW Degree Program has been accepting students since Fall 2012!  


The Masters of Social Work (MSW) Program is consistent with the university's mission and institutional goals, and the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); is fully accredited through the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

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Salute to the Students, Faculty and Staff!
Our Students

Congratulations to our  2016-2017 Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse scholarship recipients Ms. Mechele Avery and Mr. Tommy Gordon during their enrollment in the Certificate Program in Substance Abuse Studies.

Congratulations to our 2016 scholarship recipients Greg Schell (BSW) and Rocha Holland (MSW) for maintaining a GPA above 3.5 and serving to our military/veteran population!   

Congratulations to Ms. Karnella M. Fobbs for being named McNair Scholar! 

Our Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Larry Applewhite for his publication "Exploring the Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Soldiers Seeking Behavioral Health Care During a Combat Deployment." Military Medicine-International Journal of AMSUS, 181(10), pp 1275-1280.

Congratulations to Dr. Quienton Nichols for his publication Interprofessional practice in healthcare: Experiences of a faculty learning community, Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30:4, 523-525, DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2016.1150259 and his article co-authored with Dr. Molly Williams, An Exploration of the Attitudes, Subjective-Norms & Knowledge (ASK) of Historical Black College and University (HBCU) Students' Intentions and Behaviors toward Sustainability published in International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research (2016), Volume 4, Issue (8): 31- 37

Congratulations to Dr. Erica Campbell on her publication "Racializing intimate partner violence among Black, Native American, Asian American and Latina women". International Journal of Progressive Education, 12(2), 64-77

Congratulations to Drs. Terri Moore Brown, Mark Marquez, Gregory Perkins, and Dorrance Kennedy, D for their publication The Value of a Social Work Degree: Public Social Service Agency Directors' Views, Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 3(2), pp. 1-6.

Congratulations to Drs. Mark R. Marquez, Terri Moore Brown, Chester D. Dilday, Tamara M. Woods, Gregory E. Perkins on their publication A Call for Military-Centric Social Work Education  Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 2(2), pp. 253-262. DOI: 10.15640/jssw.v2n2a15     


Webmaster: Berrak Walters

Important Dates

First Day of Classes                                            August 15, 2017
Midterms                                                             October 3-9, 2017
Hooding Ceremony                                             December 7, 2017
Commencement                                                  May 12, 2018

Early Bird MSW Application will be accepted beginning October 15, 2017 for consideration for the Fall 2018 admission into the Master of Social Work Program. 

Deadline for all applications for consideration for the Fall 2018 admission into the Master of Social Work Program is January 15, 2018. Incomplete Applications Will Not Be Considered. 

Our MSW Program offers classes at night, on Saturdays and on-line. There are no day time classes.

Fayetteville State University - Number 1 Choice

College Factual reviews colleges and universities and publishes the list online in order to help veterans and active duty service members identify schools that are likely to be supportive of them and their unique needs. It recently announced the top 10 colleges/universities for Veterans in the State.

Our 2017-2018 class at Fort Sam Houston is off to a great start!

Engaged Spring 2016

(Notice: While every attempt has been made to assure that this website contains correct and updated information, the university reserves the right to alter the policies, rules, regulation procedures and the School of Social Work at any time.)





The MSC Navy Social Work Program has developed the Health Sciences Collegiate Program (HSCP) to assist with increasing the number of active duty Navy Social Workers. This is a two year post-Master's program which allows a candidate to obtain their social work license while on active duty.

For more information please contact Navy Medical Officer Recruiter Chief Delton Carmon at 252-373-4009 or


 Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8 am -5 pm

Phone: 910-672-1210/1334

Fax: 910-672-1755


Contact Us 

School of Social Work
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
Lauretta J. Taylor Building, Room 223


Dr. Terri Moore Brown
Interim Associate Dean

Dr. Dennis Corbin   
Assistant Department Chair 
Graduate Coordinator

LTC Nathan Keller 
Director Off Campus
MSW Program
Fort Sam Houston,TX

Dr. Dexter Freeman
Assistant Director Off Campus
MSW Program
Fort Sam Houston,TX

Dr. Erica Campbell
Interim BSW Program Director

Ms. Tanisha James, LCSW
 Director of Field Education

Dr. Tamara Woods
BSW Field Coordinator

Dr. Oliver Johnson
Certificate in Substance Abuse Studies Program Coordinator

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