Social Work and Anthropology, Ph.D. | Wayne State University | Detroit, United States
84 months
Duration
1651 USD/credit 21227 USD/year
1651 USD/credit 21227 USD/year
762 USD/credit 9797 USD/year
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About

The Ph.D. in Social Work and Anthropology (SWAN) at Wayne State University is an innovative trans-disciplinary doctoral degree in social work and anthropology.

Overview

Features

Informed by its location in Detroit, our Social Work and Anthropology program at Wayne State University focuses on urban issues, both national and global, providing training in the skills, content and theory of both disciplines.

This degree integrates the strengths of anthropology and social work in the following areas:

  • Ethnographic method
  • Interdisciplinary theoretical and practical approaches to social problems
  • Professional applied skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Statistics & Data Analysis
  • Theories for Practice & Research with Individuals
  • Theories for Social Work Research & Practice with Families/Groups
  • Theories for Practice & Research with Communities/Organizations
  • Quantitative Research in Social Work
  • Integrative Seminar in Social Work and Anthropology
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Biology and Culture
  • Language and Society
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Qualitative Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.7
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are expected to include:

  • Statement of professional goals: should be three to five pages long and should describe the motivation for earning this interdisciplinary degree, including a description of relevant previous studies and any experiences outside of normal coursework relevant to the applicant's goals.
  • Writing sample of at least approximately 10 pages that shows strong writing and analytic skills and a capacity for conducting independent research
  • Three letters of recommendation attesting to their ability to perform doctoral-level work. At least two letters should be from faculty, researchers, practitioners, or administrators holding a doctoral degree, who will be asked to evaluate the applicant's scholarship and aptitude for research
  • Transcripts
Applicants may be asked to participate in a personal interview (in-person or virtual) with members of the SWAN steering committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1651 USD per credit during 84 months.
  • National

    21227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1651 USD per credit during 84 months.
  • In-State

    9797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 84 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
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Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
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Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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