PhD Members Programs

West Virginia University

School of Social Work

The West Virginia University (WVU) social work PhD program will prepare students with the skills needed to excel in research, teaching, and leadership. The theme of the program, community-focused research, reflects the mission of WVU as a R1 land-grant institution to advance education, healthcare, and prosperity for all by intentionally promoting research that has significant impact on people’s lives. The PhD program is a full-time program with a hybrid course plan that allows flexibility to complete latter portions of the program remotely. The coursework is designed to purposefully prepare students for dissertation research.

West Virginia University
West Virginia University
  • Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Public
  • PhD in Social Work
  • Hybrid
  • Full-Time
  • 3-4
  • No
  • Yes
  • Yes, MSW Required
  • No

Substantive Research Areas of Faculty

  • Child Welfare
  • Adolescent and Youth Development
  • Aging/Gerontology
  • Disability
  • Family Violence
  • Corrections/Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice

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