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Ph.D. Admission Information

PhD Program Application Requirements:

IMPORTANT:  Please email the PhD Director at madamek@iupui.edu  to let her know when you have submitted your application online.

  1. On-line graduate application
  2. Undergraduate and master's transcripts. Graduate GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale is preferred.
  3. GRE test scores taken within the last five years. Institution Code: 1325, Social Work Code: 5001
  4. A personal statement (about 750 words) outlining the applicant's reasons and preparation for seeking a PhD in social work. (Submitted as part of the online application).
  5. Three references. (Submitted online preferably from former instructors).
  6. A professional resume (Upload to the online application).
  7. A scholarly writing sample (Upload to the online application).
  8. For international applicants, a minimum TOEFL score of 79 is required. The TOEFL is waived for applicants who earned a degree in the U.S

February 1.

PreDoc Option Application Requirements:

  1. Complete the Social Work Pre-Doc application:
    1. Create a guest account or logon with your guest/network ID
    2. Click on Begin New Application
    3. Answer “What is your country of citizenship?”
    4. Answer “What are your academic intentions at IUPUI” by selecting the second option, “To apply to a graduate non-degree program for one of the following reasons...
    5. Complete the application, making sure on the “Application Information” tab for Academic Program and Plan, you choose “Social Work Pre-Doc”.
  2. Official copies of all baccalaureate- and master's-level transcripts.  A graduate GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale is preferred.
  3. A 750-word written statement that outlines the applicant's reasons for seeking enrollment in the Pre-Doc program.
  4. One reference, preferably from a former instructor.
  5. A professional resume (Upload to the online application).
  6. A scholarly writing sample (Upload to the online application).
  7. If you have any questions, please contact Julia Carter.

Application deadline is November 1 for Spring admission and May 1 for Fall Admission.