Michael Pelts

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Michael received his PhD in Social Work, and a certificate in Public Health, from the University of Missouri in 2015. He also holds an MSW from Portland State University and a B.S. from The University of Southern Mississippi. Before attending the University of Missouri to pursue a PhD, Michael worked as a psychiatric social worker in forensic services. He also worked for several years administering social programs in nonprofit organizations.


PhD, University of Missouri - Columbia

Post-master's Certificate, University of Missouri - Columbia

MSW, Portland State University

BS, The University of Southern Mississippi