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Yeshiva University

Wurzweiler School of Social Work

The PhD Program in Social Work and Social Welfare at Wurzweiler School of Social Work is designed for the working social work professional. We want to enhance the education of professionals for scholarly and creative leadership in social work practice, education, social policy, planning, research and administration.

The program offers several advantages: Yeshiva University is ranked in the top tier of national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Students complete our program. Their presence is known on almost every social work faculty in the greater metropolitan area and across the country. Graduates have also gone on to significant research and service positions. Courses are offered two weekday evenings (Wednesdays and Thursdays) and on-line. The program is designed to support interaction, research, and integration of theory and practice and encourages a high degree of individualization and easy access to faculty. Students represent diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds and ages, and come from all the fields of professional social work and affiliated fields of practice. Loans and scholarships are available. The University community and resources include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, and the Cardozo School of Law.

Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University
  • New York City, New York
  • Private, Non-Profit
  • PhD in Social Work
  • Partially Online, Partially In Person
  • Full or Part-time Enrollment
  • 9-11 Students
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes, MSW or other master's degree required
  • No
  • Yes

Substantive Research Areas of Faculty

  • Aging/Gerontology
  • Child Welfare
  • Children & Families
  • Community Practice/Macro Practice
  • Disability
  • Family Violence
  • Gender
  • Health
  • Mental Health
  • Military/Veterans' Issues
  • Organizations, Management & Administration
  • Poverty/Disadvantaged Populations
  • Religion/Spirituality
  • School Social Work
  • Social/Economic Justice
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Work Education
  • Social Work Practice
  • Work/Family/Family Policy

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