Application Instructions for Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Application Deadline: Dec. 15

Applications received after Dec. 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space is available in the program.

Application Requirements

  • Submit an online application
  • Master's degree in social work or a related field (must come from an accredited university)
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Two years of post-M.S.W. work experience (recommended, not required)
  • Personal statement
  • One to two writing samples
  • Three letters of recommendation (two should be academic references)
  • Official transcripts (from all colleges and universities attended)

Note: We strongly recommend attending a virtual PhD Open House prior to submitting your application to the PhD program.

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