Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Requirements for the Ph.D. Degree in Social Welfare

A) One year in residence

B) Satisfactory completion of all required and elective courses (54 credits)

C) Satisfactory completion of research and teaching practicum

D) Satisfactory performance on the comprehensive qualifying exams

E) Advancement to candidacy by vote of the doctoral committee upon successful completion of all course work and the comprehensive exam

F) Completion of a dissertation

G) Successful defense of the dissertation

A program summary booklet is available describing the Ph.D. program in detail, its curriculum and requirements for admission. To receive a copy of this booklet , contact the School of Social Welfare’s Ph.D. program office in writing or by telephone at (631) 444-2138.