Social Work, PhD

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • locate their work in the intellectual landscape of social work;
  • critically analyze theories, practices, policies, and research in at least one specialized area of social work knowledge;
  • disseminate knowledge that contributes to the advancement of social work research, practice, and policy, including writing publishable, peer-reviewed manuscripts; presenting at local, national, or international conferences; and/or producing policy briefs or white papers; and
  • in the social work classroom, create a learning culture and classroom climate that is inclusive of a diverse population of students and diverse learning styles.