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Social Work

Louisiana State University

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
Duration
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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About

Social Work from Louisiana State University believes that doctoral education in Social Work must involve first and foremost a passionate commitment to learning, and a specific commitment to the pursuit of new knowledge that can improve the lives of our client populations.

Overview

Social Work from Louisiana State University prepares the next generation of social work educators, researchers, administrators, and policy-makers to contribute to the creation of the knowledge base of our profession. 

Students at Social Work from Louisiana State University will:

  • learn about the historical and contemporary contexts of social work research, focusing on the nature of research questions posed and the methods used to address these
  • learn to critically analyze the quality and merits of social work research in a variety of substantive areas
  • produce original research relevant to the field of social work, including the framing of research questions, synthesis of the existing relevant literature, the use of appropriate methods to investigate answers to research questions, and the analysis, synthesis, and interpretation of data
  • translate learning to practice, especially through preparation for teaching beginning social work professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Welfare and Social Work 
  • Social Work with Individuals and Families 
  • Social Work Groups
  • Human Behavior Social Environment 
  • Policies and Strategies of Community Intervention
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Integrative Practice Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after March 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official copy of all transcripts in sealed envelopes (all transcripts are required, whether or not credit was earned or is desired);
  • Three letters of reference on forms provided by the School of Social Work
  • One sample of scholarly/professional writing
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with typical liberal arts, social sciences, introductory statistics, and human biology courses
  • A GPA in graduate studies of at least 3.00
  • Acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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