Learn more about CSSW's racial justice initiatives.

CSSW COVID-19 Updates

Click here for the latest communications issued by CSSW. Looking for social work volunteer opportunities, resources, and trainings for helping with the pandemic? See our Action Lab for Social Justice website.

What are the program requirements?

Successful completion of the Doctoral Program requires approximately two years of full-time coursework followed by more concentrated work on an original, scholarly dissertation that contributes to and advances knowledge in the field of social work. Before proceeding to the dissertation, doctoral students must pass a qualifying comprehensive examination demonstrating mastery in integrating social science theory and research methodology within the student’s chosen field of substantive interest.