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College of Social Work

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Since our inception in 1969, the College of Social Work has operated as an institution of highest quality. The Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education has awarded unconditional accreditation to the college’s programs after every review. As the college continues to grow and develop to meet the needs and emerging challenges, it will maintain a commitment to quality in every endeavor.

Our Research 

Faculty and students from the college and our five centers and institutes work on leading evidence-based research. While working in cooperation with local, state and national agencies and organizations, we collect data to help solve issues in social policy and family and community development.

Our Programs

Our fully-accredited programs provide field education at professional sites with our community partners and the opportunity to conduct research alongside our faculty.

Our Mission

To promote social well-being and social justice with vulnerable populations through dynamic teaching, research and service conducted in collaboration with diverse people of South Carolina, the nation and the international community.

Our Vision

To lead collaborative social change to promote sustainable equity and well-being in South Carolina and beyond.

Equal Opportunity at UofSC

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.