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Department 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 Faculty and Staff!

Our Faculty

Congratulation to Dr. Gregory Perkins on his presentation "LME/MCO, ACO and Integrated Care; Implications for Ethical Social Work Practice" at  NASW - NC Clinical Social Work Institute  May 2-4, 2016   Wrightsville Beach, NC. This presentation provided information on the current and projected changes with Medicaid-funded behavioral services in North Carolina. It provided an operative definition of what the State considers an LME/MCO vs an ACO as well as discussed trends toward integrated care models for delivery of services. The ethical dilemmas imposed were discussed.  

Congratulations to Dr. Quienton Nichols on his publication of "Interdisciplinary Practice in Healthcare:Experiences of a Faculty Learning Community" in the Journal of Interprofessional Care.  

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     

Congratulations  to Dr. Erica Campbell on her publication of "Using Critical Race Theory to Measure "Racial Competency" among Social Workers." Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 2(2), pp. 73-86. DOI: 10.15640/jssw.v2n2a5.    

Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Perkins and Dr. Marquez on their presentation about "Trauma and Ethics In Working With Military Families" at the 5th Annual Forward March Conference. This conference has been instrumental in increasing public awareness of the unique challenges experienced by military families, especially in times of various changes and multiple conflicts.

Thank you for supporting student Veterans, Dr. Perkins!

Gregory Perkins

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Gov Letter

Please click the link to open Governor Pat McCrory's Letter (PDF) in a new window. 

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.

Governor's Working Group

"Best Social Work Program" is awarded to Department of Social Work!  
Department of Social Work at Fayetteville State University was recognized as the Best Social Work Program and received the 2016 HBCU Award. This is the second time the department received this award. First HBCU Award for Best Social Work Program was received in 2013. You may watch the award ceremony here ... 

HBCU Award


Important Dates  
First day of class / Late registration begins       August 16, 2016
Registration for Spring 2017 begins                  November 7, 2016
Fall Commencement                                          December 10, 2016

Early Bird MSW Application will be accepted beginning October 15, 2016 for consideration for the Fall 2017 admission into the Master of Social Work Program. 

Deadline for all applications for consideration for the Fall 2017 admission into the Master of Social Work Program is January 15, 2017. Incomplete Applications Will Not Be Considered. 

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

(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 Department of Social Work at any time.)

Upcoming Major Events

 Fourth Annual Military Social Work Conference - September 26-28, 2016  

4 th annual military sw conference

Supporting Diversity in the Military, Veterans, and Their Families: Implications for Practice, Education and Research

Congratulations! Dr. Mark Marquez & Dr. Gregory Perkins your proposal has been accepted for the Fourth Annual Military Social Work Conference at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Congratulations! Dr. Mark Marquez, Dr. Terri Moore-Brown & Dr. Gregory Perkins your proposal has been accepted for the Fourth Annual Military Social Work Conference at the University of Texas at Austin.

CSWE 62nd Annual Program Meeting- November 3-6, 2016


Congratulations! Dr. Terri Moore-Brown & Dr. Gregory Perkins your proposal has been accepted for the 2016 Annual Program Meeting (APM). 




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 

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


Dr. Terri Moore Brown
Department Chair

Dr. Gregory Perkins   
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. Sharon E. Williams
BSW Program Director

Ms. Densie Lucas
Director of Field Education

Dr. Tamara Woods
BSW Field Coordinator

Dr. Oliver Johnson
Certificate in Substance Abuse Studies Coordinator

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