School of Social Work

The School of Social Work meshes the development of sensitivity, understanding, and ethical responsibility with a foundation based in a liberal arts education and on the scientific method. This program prepares graduates who have highly developed social consciences, perceive themselves as global citizens, and are optimistic about the roles they have in enhancing life for others.

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Programs Offered

Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work
Available as a Minor



The baccalaureate social work program at Barton College is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.


The Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes for 2015 for Barton's social work program is available here as a PDF.


Social Work Faculty

Barbara A. Conklin, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Social Work
Associate Professor of Social Work

Patricia Perry-Brandon, M.S.W.

Director of Field Instruction
Associate Professor of Social Work

Contact Us

Dr. Barbara Conklin, Dean
School of Social Work
Hines Hall
Barton College
P.O. Box 5000
Wilson, NC 27893
800-345-4973 x6445
252-399-6571 (fax)