The School of Social Work offers a Bachelor of Social Work degree that prepares students for entry-level generalist social work practice in many public and private social agencies. Such agencies include family services programs, schools, hospitals, departments of social services, hospices, nursing homes, health care services, mental health agencies, and other programs and services for children and adults. The B.S.W. program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Students wishing to apply for admission to the social work major must present the School of Social Work evidence of having achieved an overall UNCW GPA of 2.50 and 45 college credit hours. Students must then complete the School of Social Work application for admission form located on our website http://www.uncw.edu/swk. Transfer students (and students with less than 15 hours) who wish to be Pre Social Work students must contact the CHHS Office of Student Success prior to declaring a major in social work.