Earn your Doctorate in Social Work online at Simmons University — an MSW is required to apply; GRE scores are not required. Simmons School of Social Work is the oldest school of clinical social work in the nation and has offered online graduate social work education since 2014.
As a student, prepare to become a visionary leader, practice with evidence-informed and inclusive models, and teach the next generation of social workers. Learn more today.
Value props and prereqs
- Complete in less than two years full time or less than three years part time
- MSW required; two years post-MSW work experience preferred
- No GRE scores required
- Curriculum infused with anti-racism and covering inclusive leadership, advanced clinical practice, and teaching
- Prepares students for diverse career paths as scholar-practitioners
- Simmons School of Social Work is the nation’s first school of clinical social work and has been delivering dynamic online graduate social work programs since 2014
- Social justice-focused DSW
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Programme StructureAll students are required to take the following courses:
- Quantitative Scientific Methods
- Intervention Research
- Survey Research Methods
- Qualitative Scientific Methods
- Qualitative Data Analysis
- Social and Behavioral Theory
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 12 other PhDs in Social Work in United States
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited institution
- a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher in their MSW coursework
- three (3) years of relevant practice experience following the completion of their MSW
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 48 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.