About SoSW

Social Work - About Us



The School of Social (SoSW) offers two academic programs, a number of Graduate Certificates and a licensure in School Social Work. Our degree programs include a Bachelor of Social Work and a Masters of Social Work. Along with our degree programs we also offer Graduate Certificates in Substance Abuse and Gerontology. All of our programs are fully accredited. Our departmental office is located in 224 Rivers Building and can be reached at 252-328-5650 or by filling out the “Contact SOCW” form.

Our Students

Our students are exposed to many different opportunities and experiences. These experiences and opportunities range from unique research opportunities, professional internships, community service projects, student organizations, just to name a few. Students in the Social Work programs at ECU are exposed to simulated clinical settings as well as required field education internships. Graduates from all of our programs have an extremely high job placement rate after graduation. To learn more about specific student experiences click here.

Our Faculty

Our award winning faculty enthusiastically engage our students in and out of the classroom through interactive lectures, research collaboration, community service projects, as well as other activities. Much of our faculty’s research can be found in national and international publications and has been presented at regional, national and international conferences. Click here to view the SoSW faculty listing.


SoSW Alumni can be found in many different professional fields and actively engage with current students through internships, classroom presentations, community service projects as well as social activities. Our alumni can be found in many different employment settings including clinical and administrative positions in both public and private health and mental health settings, schools, state and federal government structures, child and family agencies, substance abuse clinics, agencies serving aging populations, just to name a few.