Pitt Social Work is one of the top-ranked social work programs in the country.
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!
Innovative Research and Training Programs
Our faculty members are at the forefront of research on mental health disparities, schizophrenia, child welfare and gerontology.
Advancing Knowledge. Promoting Justice.
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.”