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Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work

Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work
Welcome to the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work

Dr. Elizabeth Dungee-Anderson, Dean (I)
(757) 823-8668 


About

The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University was established in 1960 with the founding of the Baccalaureate Social Work (BSW ) program. It’s Master of Social Work (MSW ) degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.) degree programs were added in 1974, and 1995, respectively. Thus, the School, along with its Continuing Education Program, offers the full continuum of social work education.  Learn more

Mission

The School’s mission is to provide social work education programs which prepare students with competence to develop and deliver services that strengthen and/or empower individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The School and its program emphasize the values of social justice, social responsibility and respect for human rights, dignity and diversity. The School is especially committed to addressing the strengths and challenges of an ethnically and culturally diverse client population in an evolving global community.

Organization of the School

The School is administered by the Dean. The Associate Dean is responsible for administrative matters. The B.S.W. Program Director is responsible for the B.S.W. Program. The M.S.W . Program Director is responsible for the M.S.W . Program Curriculum. The Director of the Ph.D. Program is responsible for the Ph.D. Program. 

Accreditation

The School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education which accredits programs at the BSW and MSW levels. Read more