Search
PhD Members Programs

University of Houston

Graduate College of Social Work

The GCSW is committed to preparing the next generation of social work researchers, scholars, educators, and leaders who will gain faculty appointments in social work programs or research positions in research centers or institutes. Students in our program have the opportunity to identify, develop, and pursue an area of research that prepares them to contribute to professional scholarship, build interdisciplinary partnerships, and advance the knowledge base of the profession. Our curriculum is evidence-based with a strong focus on and commitment to social justice.   

University of Houston
University of Houston
  • Houston, Texas
  • Public
  • PhD in Social Work
  • In-Person Program Only
  • Full or Part-time Enrollment
  • 6-8 Students
  • Yes
  • Yes, with a cut-off score
  • Yes, MSW or other master's degree required
  • No, but preferred
  • Yes

Substantive Research Areas of Faculty

  • Addiction/Substance Use
  • Aging/Gerontology
  • Child Welfare
  • Children & Families
  • Community Practice/Macro Practice
  • Corrections/Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice
  • Gender
  • Health
  • 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

To update your program's profile, please complete the GADE Program Directory Update Form.