PhD students at the KU School of Social Welfare graduate with the critical knowledge and skills they need to become innovative stewards of the discipline. They generate and disseminate knowledge as researchers, scholars and educators.
PhD Degree Requirements
Through a rigorous curriculum, real-world research experience, and individualized mentoring by world-renowned scholars, KUSSW Doctoral Program graduates develop the knowledge and skills to drive discovery and advance the field of social work.PhD Curriculum
PhD Student Funding
Full-time doctoral students are guaranteed four years of tuition support, as long as the student remains in good standing in the program.PhD Funding