The PhD in Social Work at the College for Public Health and Social Justice has a strong interdisciplinary and methodological orientation. This degree provides a strong foundation for an academic career or as a social work research scientist in practice or policy settings. Building on the foundations of required course work each student can develop a plan of study that is intended to provide an educational experience that our faculty feels meets the intellectual and professional requirements for PhD-trained students. These concentrations consist mainly of elected coursework and participation in mentored research. Students will also complete a dissertation project corresponding with student goals.
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