Short Bio

Professor Ning Tang joined USJ in January 2017 after she received her Ph.D in social work from the University of Alabama, USA. She holds a MSW degree from the University of Alabama and a BSW degree from Beijing Institute of Technology, China. She also studied Business Administration as a minor in her undergraduate. When she was pursuing her education in the USA, she had worked as a full-time crisis specialist in Phoenix, Arizona. She also had experiences working with children with developmental disabilities. She became a Licensed Master of Social Work in 2016. Dr. Tang has rich experiences in research as well as practice. Her passion has always been the professionalization of social work in mainland China. She is also interested in program evaluation and service delivery system. 


Tang, N. (2018). 中國社工持證者的專業性調查。公益與社會(5),64-72.

Tang, N. & Sun, F. (2017). Shequ construction and service development in urban China:
An examination of the Shenzhen model. Community Development Journal, 52(1), 10-20.

Tang, N. & Bai, J. (2015). The motivation and acculturative stress among Chinese MSW
students in the United States. CSWE 2015 Annual Program Meeting (APM), Denver, Colorado.

Tang, N. (2015). A case analysis of social work management in mainland China. Network
for Social Work Management 26th Annual Conference, Washington D.C.

Hopson, L. M., Lee, E., & Tang, N. (2014). A multi-level analysis of school racial composition
and ecological correlates of academic success. Children and Youth Services Review,
44, 126-134.

Hopson, L.M.; Wodarski; & Tang, N. (2015). The effectiveness of electronic approaches
to substance abuse prevention for adolescents. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work,
12(3), 310-322.

Cheng, T., & Tang, N. (2015). SNAP out of it: A study of low-income families’ underutilization
of food stamps. Journal of Poverty. Advance online publication.

Tang, N. (transl.) (2013). Mission, opportunity, and the role of social work: International
and historical perspectives (by Sheying Chen). Guangzhou Public Administration Review,

Tang, N., & Cheng, T. (December, 2013). Citizens’ participation in public service delivery
in Urban China. 2013 the 2nd Hong Kong International Conference on Education,
Psychology and Society, Hong Kong.

Hopson, L.M., Lee, E., & Tang, N. (January, 2013). A multilevel analysis of associations
between school racial composition, school climate, and academic performance. 2013 Annual
Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), San Diego, CA.

Tang, N. (October, 2012). The motivations of Chinese students attending MSW programs
in the U.S. 41st Annual Alabama/Mississippi Social Work Education Conference,
Huntsville, AL.


Year 1 Master
Year 1 Bachelor
3 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
3 credits
3 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
4 credits
3 credits
3 credits
3 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
2 credits
2 credits
8 credits