Ph.D. in Social Work
|Theoretical Perspectives in Social Work Research
|Scientific Communication and Dissemination Practices
|Advanced Clinical Practice With Complex Problems
|Critical Issues in Social Work
|Social Work Educator in the University
|Directed Studies in Social Work Research (Optional)
Students should expect to take at least 4 additional credit hours either in research or area of strategic emphasis, coursework (see below), or in directed studies or dissertation hours.
Students will also take a minimum of three (3) (9 credit hours) graduate research methods courses offered in the College or University.
Students will also take a minimum of three (3) (9 credit hours) of graduate course work in their area of strategic emphasis offered in the College or University.
Students must successfully pass the School of Social Work qualifying exam and successfully defend their dissertation proposal in order to be admitted into Candidacy.
Successful defense of a dissertation consisting of original Social Work research. Students will take a minimum of 2 dissertation credits hours at the time of their defense.