College of Social Work

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Ronald Pitner, Interim Dean
Terry Wolfer, Interim Associate Dean for Curriculum
Kirk Foster, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Teri Browne, Interim Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
Melissa Freedman, Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Assessment
Sonya Singleton, Assistant Dean for Students
Brent Cagle, BSW Program Coordinator
Melissa Reitmeier, Director of Field Education


The College of Social Work offers a four-year undergraduate program on the Columbia campus leading to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). This BSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Additionally, the College of Social Work offers a minor in Social Work.