Message from the Leadership Team

Welcome to the Department of Social Work and Human Services

Within the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State University, the Department of Social Work and Human Services is a vibrant and exciting place to begin your professional careers. The department serves over 400 students within the Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Master of Social Work programs.

The Human Services program is in candidacy for accreditation through the Council for Standards in Human Service Education, and the Council on Social Work Education accredited the Master of Social Work clinical program. The department offers certificate programs in Child Advocacy Studies Training and Nonprofit Leadership and Administration. Graduate students may earn a dual degree—MSW-MBA—administered collaboratively by the Department of Social Work and Human Services and the Coles College of Business. Additionally, Master of Social Work students can also earn a graduate certificate in Leadership and Ethics. These additional programs of study provide students with specialized training and credentials that are highly valued by prospective employers.

The Wellstar College employs state-of-the-art facilities and technology to provide students and faculty with a dynamic and supportive learning environment. The Department of Social Work and Human Services provides challenging course work, rich internship experiences, and maintains high academic standards for preparing students as professionals for meeting the needs of vulnerable and marginalized populations in their communities. Leaders in government, for-profit and non-profit social service agencies value the enthusiasm, professional skills and commitments our students bring to their agencies, and the many ways our interns contribute to the mission of their agency. In essence, employers and internship agencies seek our graduates.

The Department of Social Work and Human Services at Kennesaw State University is making a real difference in the lives of real people, and we hope you will join us and turn your passion and purpose into action.