The curriculum leading to the Ph.D. in Social Work combines a core curriculum in social work with outside coursework drawn from related disciplines and includes thorough training in research methodology and data analysis. The curriculum allows the student reasonable flexibility in tailoring programs of study to their special area(s) of interest under the guidance of their advisor and committee.
Learn more about the Ph.D. in Social Work on the School of Social Work website.
Effective Fall 2019
|EDRM 600||Introduction to Research Methods||3|
|EDRM 704||Qualitative Research||3|
|STAT 511A||Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I: R Software||4|
|STAT 512||Design and Data Analysis for Researchers II||4|
|Social Work Content|
|SOWK 701||Contemporary Issues in Social Work||3|
|SOWK 702||Social Welfare Policy||3|
|SOWK 703||Pedagogical Approaches in Social Work||3|
|SOWK 704||Theory for Applied Social Sciences||3|
|SOWK 705||Systematic Research for Scientific Inquiry||3|
Selected with approval of committee. At least 3 credits must be graduate level research methods.
|Master's Degree Credit||30|
|Program Total Credits:||80-83|
A minimum of 80 credits are required to complete this program. 50 credits of post-master's work are required.