Joint MSW/PhD Outline

Joint MSW/PhD Degree Program Guidelines – (MSW)

Required Courses:Advocacy, Leadership & Social Change– Required HoursChildren, Youth and Family Services– Required HoursHealth Care– Required HoursMental Health– Required HoursSchool Social Work–Required Hours
Methods 2012-16121612
*SOCW 593 & 595 – PhD research courses
Field Education2424242424
*One elective will be in Focus Area for the PhD
Total Hours7272727272
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall:4848484848

Joint MSW/PhD Degree Program Guidelines – (PhD)

Required Courses:Required Hours
SOCW 579, 585, 593 and 595 (593 and 595 taken for credit toward MSW)8
Social Work Teaching Seminar4
SOCW 594 (2 semesters of enrollment)8
Focus Area (outside of social work)12
3 courses in statistics and research methodology, outside of Social Work12
Thesis Hours Required (min applied toward degree):8
Total Hours52
Other Requirements:*
Masters Degree Required for Admission to PhD?Yes
Qualifying Exam RequiredYes
Preliminary Exam RequiredYes
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense RequiredYes
Dissertation Deposit RequiredYes
Minimum GPA:3.0