Our faculty members are at the forefront of research on mental health disparities, schizophrenia, child welfare and gerontology.
Unique Educational Opportunities
We offer fellowships, certificates and joint programs in such areas as child welfare, mental health and business.
Many universities talk about community engagement, but Pitt Social Work lives it!
Transforming our world. Our future. Ourselves.
The School of Social Work advances and applies knowledge for the the prevention and amelioration of social problems and the promotion of well-being. Through teaching, research and service, the school promotes social, economic and environmental justice.
"“Perhaps more than any other field, social work provides the best opportunities to be connected to people and communities in ways that keep my research very close to practice, very focused on addressing life challenges, and deeply grounded in the realities of our most vulnerable groups.”
--Dr. James Huguley, Interim Director, Center on Race and Social Problems and Assistant Professor