PhD Members Programs

Simmons University

School of Social Work

The PhD in Social Work program integrates advanced practice with cutting-edge research and challenges students to view clinical experiences through a scientific lens. Our faculty are committed to extensive mentoring of doctoral students in both research and teaching and work collaboratively to support students during their time in the program.

Simmons University
Simmons University
  • Boston, Massachusettes
  • Private, Non-Profit
  • PhD in Social Work
  • In-Person Program Only
  • Part-time Enrollment Only
  • 3-5 Students
  • No
  • Yes, there is no cut-off score
  • Yes, MSW or other master's degree required
  • Yes
  • No

Substantive Research Areas of Faculty

  • Addiction/Substance Use
  • Aging/Gerontology
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Practice/Macro Practice
  • Disability
  • Family Violence
  • Gender
  • Health
  • Housing/Homelessness
  • Immigrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons
  • LGBT Issues & Services
  • Mental Health
  • Poverty/Disadvantaged Populations
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social/Economic Justice
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Work Education
  • Social Work Practice

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