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University of Kansas

School of Social Welfare

The goal of the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare doctoral program is to prepare students to become leaders nationally and internationally in advancing social work practice and policy through research, teaching, and scholarship. Our students graduate from the program with the critical knowledge and skills they need to become innovative stewards of the discipline who generate and disseminate knowledge as researchers, scholars and educators.

University of Kansas
University of Kansas
  • Lawrence, Kansas
  • 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
  • No

Substantive Research Areas of Faculty

  • Addiction/Substance Use
  • Adolescent and Youth Development
  • Aging/Gerontology
  • Child Welfare
  • Children & Families
  • Corrections/Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice
  • Family Violence
  • LGBT Issues & Services
  • Military/Veterans' Issues
  • Poverty/Disadvantaged Populations
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Rural Social Work
  • Social/Economic Justice
  • Social Welfare Policy

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