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Doctoral Degrees in Social Work in North America 2021

A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor. Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, men… Read more

A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.

Social work involves providing assistance to individuals and communities struggling because of personal issues or due to social and economic problems. After completing a program, social workers can find employment in schools, hospitals, mental health facilities, prisons, and in community support facilities.

Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work in North America

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Chicago, USA

As a member of the SSA doctoral program, you will join a select group of outstanding students and scholars who advance an interdisciplinary approach to social work and social ... +

As a member of the SSA doctoral program, you will join a select group of outstanding students and scholars who advance an interdisciplinary approach to social work and social welfare scholarship. The program is designed to deepen students' mastery of both social science theory and research methods so that they are prepared to contribute to scholarly knowledge in innovative ways. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 5 years
English
Sep 2022
15 Dec 2021
Campus
 
Englewood, USA

American International Theism University has something for everyone. Now with our Accelerated Degree Programs, you can complete your Master’s or Doctorate Degrees in up to thr ... +

American International Theism University has something for everyone. Now with our Accelerated Degree Programs, you can complete your Master’s or Doctorate Degrees in up to three years. Each course offers six credit hours and lasts for six weeks. Let your hard work and dedication pay off by achieving your degree in half the time. Enrollment is open, and students may begin the program at any time. All courses take place in classrooms, with a faculty member that provides one-to-one mentoring. Students also have free access to our comprehensive Study Tactics and Resources Center, which offers links to subject-related websites, libraries, articles, and research assistance. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Orlando, USA

Are you confident that you are ministering to the deep heart needs of your clients, or do you sometimes feel like you are just putting on Band-Aids to cover festering wounds? ... +

Are you confident that you are ministering to the deep heart needs of your clients, or do you sometimes feel like you are just putting on Band-Aids to cover festering wounds? Wouldn’t you like to know that your clients have been cleansed and healed by experiencing the loving touch and compassionate words of the Wonderful Counselor Who alone can touch those deepest places within? If so, then a Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling from Christian Leadership University is exactly what you’ve been searching for. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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Tallahassee, USA

The doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) has a long and rich history. The program addresses family processes and empirically-supported relational intervention ... +

The doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) has a long and rich history. The program addresses family processes and empirically-supported relational interventions for today’s diverse families through the engagement in programmatic research and advanced clinical preparation. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
Orlando, USA

The Ph.D. Program in Clinical Counseling is dedicated to the preparation of counselors who facilitate the optimal development of individuals, groups, and organizations that is ... +

The Ph.D. Program in Clinical Counseling is dedicated to the preparation of counselors who facilitate the optimal development of individuals, groups, and organizations that is culturally relevant and psychologically appropriate across the lifespan. -
PhD
Full-time
English, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
Campus
 
Carpinteria, USA +1 More

The Psy.D. Program’s mission is to prepare clinical psychologists who bring depth psychological approaches to working with diverse communities as well as community mental heal ... +

The Psy.D. Program’s mission is to prepare clinical psychologists who bring depth psychological approaches to working with diverse communities as well as community mental health values into depth psychology work. -
PhD PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Columbia, USA

Earning a Ph.D. in social work at the University of South Carolina will prepare you to provide leadership for social change by conducting transdisciplinary, community-engaged ... +

Earning a Ph.D. in social work at the University of South Carolina will prepare you to provide leadership for social change by conducting transdisciplinary, community-engaged research into key issues and educating the next generation of social workers. The College of Social Work’s Ph.D. program is a rigorous program that combines two and one-half years of coursework with transdisciplinary scholarship. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Waco, USA

Baylor's PhD program is designed to develop leaders and educators who can lead visionary social work education or service programs and conduct original research addressing our ... +

Baylor's PhD program is designed to develop leaders and educators who can lead visionary social work education or service programs and conduct original research addressing our world's complex social issues. The program provides a distinctive focus on integrating religion and faith with the ethics, values, and practices of the social work profession. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Pittsburgh, USA

Point Park University's low-residency doctorate in community engagement is a unique social lab designed for working professionals who want to improve their effectiveness as le ... +

Point Park University's low-residency doctorate in community engagement is a unique social lab designed for working professionals who want to improve their effectiveness as leaders while gaining a broad understanding of public policy, program development, community psychology, and best practices in leadership and engagement. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Kansas City, USA

The Counseling Psychology program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) promotes equity, pluralism, and social justice through student training and education, resea ... +

The Counseling Psychology program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) promotes equity, pluralism, and social justice through student training and education, research, and practice. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Minneapolis, USA

Established in 1946, our program is one of the oldest in the United States. It develops a mentoring partnership between nationally prominent faculty and students to promote kn ... +

Established in 1946, our program is one of the oldest in the United States. It develops a mentoring partnership between nationally prominent faculty and students to promote knowledge and skills in theory development and community-based research. Our faculty's research productivity was ranked 20th out of 76 U.S. social work doctoral programs in a recent study. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Madison, USA

The doctoral program in social welfare strives to develop scholars, leaders, and social work educators who will advance knowledge about social work, social welfare policy, and ... +

The doctoral program in social welfare strives to develop scholars, leaders, and social work educators who will advance knowledge about social work, social welfare policy, and intervention strategies from a behavioral and social science perspective to improve the quality of life of individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. The program has a strong reputation for academic excellence. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bloomington, USA

The Ph.D. Program in Social Work provides the foundation for a career in research through coursework exploring epistemological, methodological, practical and ethical issues re ... +

The Ph.D. Program in Social Work provides the foundation for a career in research through coursework exploring epistemological, methodological, practical and ethical issues related to the way research is conducted and used in applied settings. The Doctor of Philosophy program is offered on the following Indiana University campus. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 
Urbana, USA

The Ph.D. program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work equips students with tangible skills to use rigorous scientific methods to develop a ... +

The Ph.D. program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work equips students with tangible skills to use rigorous scientific methods to develop and disseminate knowledge, teach the next generation of social workers, and serve their communities. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 
Athens, USA

Since 1990 our doctoral program has produced thought leaders in academic, public and private settings who address persistent and emerging inequities through socially just rese ... +

Since 1990 our doctoral program has produced thought leaders in academic, public and private settings who address persistent and emerging inequities through socially just research. -
PhD
English
Sep 2021
 

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