Mission Statement: Ph.D. Social Work
The mission of the Graduate College of Social Work is to educate professionals for social work practice, research, and leadership. We advocate for innovative, collaborative, inclusive, and human policies and solutions that promote social, economic, and political justice. Our College generates new knowledge through critical thinking that links rigorous scientific inquiry, ethical social work practice, and community engagement.
Ph.D. Program Goals
The goal of the GSCW Doctoral Program is to prepare social work researchers, scholars, and educators to advance the knowledge base of the profession. The Doctoral Program offers students an opportunity to:
develop a multidisciplinary understanding of complex issues and problems;
focus on innovative methodologies in knowledge building;
conduct translational research from problem-solving to real life solutions; and
foster individual connections and collaborative mentorship.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
This Page Last Updated: December 19, 2012