Welcome to the Department of Counseling, Social Work and Leadership.

CSWL is home to many outstanding programs. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Human Services and Addictions (BA) and Social Work (BSW), Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS), School Counseling (MA), and Social Work (MSW), a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.S.), and a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.).

Each program contains highly trained and experienced faculty, excellent advisors, and motivated students who seek quality education. Our programs offer in-depth knowledge based on current research within the profession, along with experiential learning opportunities to apply that knowledge in a practical learning environment. 

Advancing Your Career


Our NKU Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).



Our NKU counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs.


Our People

Counseling and Human Services Faculty

Social Work Faculty

Educational Leadership Faculty