IU School of Social Work is headquartered on the IUPUI campus with locations on 8 IU Campuses. The school also has the Department of Labor Studies
Interested applicants who have earned an MSW can take up to 3 PhD courses as a Graduate.
Admission to the Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is competitive. Applications should be submitted during the open application period from September 1 to January 1. All application materials (references, unofficial transcripts, etc) must be submitted by the deadline.
Admissions decisions to the PhD program are primarily based on a review of your previous undergraduate and graduate work, your experience in human services (paid, volunteer, research, and internship), and the references and written documentation you provide. You must meet the following criteria:
Once you submit your application, you will receive a number of emails regarding the application process:
Upon admission, international applicants must provide official documents such as diplomas, transcripts, TOEFL scores, and mark sheets if they have not already done so.
Once the committee review is complete, you will receive an email with a decision of admission. To accept an offer of admission, you must complete an intent form within a given time frame. Failure to meet this deadline may be cause for cancellation of admission. The offer of admission provides specific details about the intent form.