Preparing Graduates to Become National Leaders in Research and Education. Our doctoral students are welcomed into a tight-knit community of faculty, students, and alumni. Our curriculum reflects the powerful role of research and teaching in addressing critical social problems and promoting social justice and human rights.
WHY UCONN PhD PROGRAM?
Engage in innovative research through graduate research assistantships with our nationally and internationally known faculty
Opportunities to teach in our Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs
Faculty provide intensive mentorship to future social work scholars
Alumni successfully obtain faculty, research, and leadership positions across the country
One of the strengths of the UConn School of Social Work, and the reason why I applied, is their dedication to teaching, conducting research and integrating clinical social work issues with those of human rights and social justice."