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Ph.D. On Campus

Social Work

University of Utah

48 months
Duration
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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About

Our Social Work Program at University of Utah balances theory-driven research based on strong methodological and analytic skills. We prepare students for exciting roles in which they will contribute to the development of knowledge in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. 

Overview

Social Work Graduates at University of Utah are prepared to be productive researchers and skilled teachers in prominent schools of social work, and we offer competitive support for qualifying students.

The programme

We have two curriculum delivery strategies (onsite and distance) with the same program requirements, standards of rigor, and expectations for students. Designed for students to obtain their degree in three to five academic years, the first part of the program consists of core doctoral coursework followed by independent research culminating in the dissertation process. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epistemological and Theoretical Perspectives for SW Research 
  • Introduction to Analysis 
  • Advanced Analysis 
  • Secondary Data Analysis 
  • Qualitative Research Methods of Social Inquiry, Field Research 
  • Knowledge for Social Work Practice:  Systematic Reviews 
  • Development of Biopyschosocial Intervention Models 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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