Social Work, MSW and Social Work, PhD

for the joint program of Master of Social Work Major in Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work


school office: 1010 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

director of graduate studies: Associate Dean Min Zahn

email:

phone: (217) 244-5246


school website: https://socialwork.illinois.edu/

school faculty: School of Social Work Faculty


overview of school admissions & requirements: School of Social Work


for the joint program of Master of Social Work Major in Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work


MSW Required Courses
Methods (Based on Clinical or Administrative Focus)20
Policy4
PhD 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
PhD 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 MSW
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 48
Masters Degree Required for Admission to PhD? Yes
Qualifying Exam Required Yes
Preliminary Exam Required Yes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense Required Yes
Dissertation Deposit Required Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0