Social Work, Doctoral/PhD

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Learn to conduct interdisciplinary research and become exemplary social work scholar and educator.

Approximately two-thirds of our graduates obtain academic positions and one-third obtains research and administrative positions. This highly-competitive, nationally renowned program offers small class sizes, individualized one-on-one advising from Dissertation Chairs, an educational environment conducive to academic success, an integrative approach to research applications, and numerous campus resources and amenities.

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Program Details

Class Format

In-Person, Full Time, Part Time

Program Location

UMB Campus

Credits to Complete


Cost/Credit Hour

In State: $638
Out of State: $1102

  • MSW degree
  • Online application
  • $75 application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • 300–500 word essay
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV or resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation 

Dates & Deadlines

Fall deadline: January 5

Program Contacts


Jennifer Canapp
Program Coordinator


Next Steps

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