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School of Social Work

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  1. To prepare students for advanced social work practice, research and leadership by concentrating in children and family services or in mental health and substance abuse services in urban, rural, and military communities.
  2. To equip social work students with the knowledge, skills, and values to alleviate oppression, poverty, and discrimination in a multicultural society and global community.
  3. Develop social workers who seek and promote competency in advocating social and economic justice in a multicultural society through professional development and involvement in professional and/or community organizations.

This is a two year MSW program offered to full time students. The curriculum prepares students for advanced social work practice in one of two areas of concentration: Children and Family Services or Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

A Constituent Institution of The University of North Carolina