Ph.D. in Social Welfare University of Wisconsin-Madison Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work
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.
Students have a wide selection of courses in world-renowned social and behavioral science departments such as sociology, economics, educational psychology, human development, family studies, the La Follette School of Public Affairs, psychology, and women’s studies, population health sciences, and nursing. The Ph.D. program provides an interdisciplinary plan of study in basic and applied social research.