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To promote excellence and equity in social work doctoral education through networking, capacity building, and stewardship of the profession.

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Directory of Social work Doctoral Programs

This directory was developed by the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) to help prospective and current students, social work faculty and others learn about the varied characteristics of social work doctoral programs in a unified format.  

Directory of Social Work Doctoral Programs >>

Announcing the 2024 GADE Award Winners

On behalf of the Group of Advancement for Doctoral Education (GADE) Board of Directors and Awards Committee, we are pleased to announce the 2024 GADE Award winners for the Donna Harrington Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring of Doctoral Students, Faculty Award for Early Career Achievement in Social Work Doctoral Education, Student Award for Social Work Research and the Initiative for Cross-Institutional Student Collaboration.

GADE Announces Student Advisory Board

The newly constituted Student Advisory Board will formalize social work doctoral students’ engagement with the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) and will bring their voice more directly into its activities.