Joint M.S.W. and Ph.D.

M.S.W. Required Courses
Methods (Based on Clinical or Administrative Focus)20
Policy4
Ph.D. Research Courses8
Applied Qualitative Research
Quantitative Research Designs
HBSE8
Field Education24
Electives (One elective will be in Focus Area for the PhD)8
Total Hours72
Ph.D. Required Courses
SOCW 575Social Work Teaching Seminar4
SOCW 579Social Work Practice Theories4
SOCW 585National Social Welfare Policy4
SOCW 594Individual Research (2 semesters of enrollment)8
Focus Area (outside of Social Work)8
3 courses in statistics and research methodology, outside of Social Work12
SOCW 599Dissertation Research12
Total Hours52

Other Requirements

A concentration is required for the M.S.W.
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall:48
Masters Degree Required for Admission to PhD?No
Qualifying Exam RequiredYes
Preliminary Exam RequiredYes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense RequiredYes
Dissertation Deposit RequiredYes
Minimum GPA:3.0
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For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.