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PhD Plan of Study

A sequence of required courses is illustrated below. The sequence will vary depending on your year of enrollment. Students complete 18 credits in their first year and 18 credits during the second year, including 6 credits of electives.

Year One

Fall

  • SSW 6410: Research I: Research Design and Knowledge Generation – 3 credits
  • SSW 6420: Critical Analysis of Historical and Philosophical Themes of the Profession – 3 credits
  • SSW 6435: Social and Behavioral Science: The Knowledge Base for Micro Social Work Practice with Smaller Target Systems (Individuals, Families, Groups) – 3 credits

Spring

  • SSW 6411: Research II: Survey Research Methods – 3 credits
  • SSW 6414: Research V: Qualitative Research Methods – 3 credits
  • SSW 6436: Comparative Social Work Practice Models (Micro Practice) – 3 credits

Year Two

Fall

  • SSW 6412: Research III: Multivariate Statistics I – 3 credits
  • SSW 6445: Social and Behavioral Science: The Knowledge Base for Practice with Large Target Systems (Macro Practice) – 3 credits
  • Elective – 3 credits

Spring

  • SSW 6413: Research IV: Multivariate Statistics II – 3 credits
  • SSW 6446: Comparative Social Work Practice Models (Macro Practice) – 3 credits
  • Elective – 3 credits