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Application Instructions for Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)

Application Deadline: Dec. 15

The application cycle for Fall 2024 is now closed. The application for Fall 2025 will open on August 1.

Application Requirements

  • Submit an
  • Master's degree in social work or a related field (must come from an accredited university)
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Two years of post-M.S.W. work experience (recommended, not required)
  • Personal statement
  • One to two writing samples
  • Three letters of recommendation (two should be academic references)
  • Official transcripts (from all colleges and universities attended)

Note: We strongly recommend attending a virtual Ph.D. Open House prior to submitting your application to the Ph.D. program.