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
Director: Margaret E. Adamek, Ph.D.
Focus of Program: Research and knowledge building
Career Paths of Graduates: Research, teaching, consulting, and policy advocacy
Credits: Total of 90 credit hours (up to 30 may be transferred from MSW or related degree programs)
IMPORTANT: Please email the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org to let her know that you have submitted your application online.
International Applicant? http://international.iupui.edu/
Admissions Deadline: January 15th
Number of students admitted: Six to eight students are accepted per year
Number of students in program: Over 50
Qualifying Paper: Written qualifying paper and oral defense required for admission to doctoral candidacy
Dissertation requirements: Original piece of research, oral defense
Tuition Waiver: Tuition waived for full-time doctoral students on Research Assistantships or Fellowships.
Full time or Part time: Program available for both full and part-time students.
Length of study: 4 to 6 years depending on full or part-time study.
Financial Assistance: University Fellowships ($22,500, plus $1,000 travel allowance, full tuition, and health insurance); IU Presidents’ Diversity Fellowship (multi-year fellowship including stipend, full tuition, health insurance and travel funds), and Graduate Research Assistantships ($15,000 stipend plus tuition and health insurance).
Research opportunities: Primary areas of faculty research expertise include: mental health, racial and cultural diversity, gerontology, family and children services, juvenile corrections, and housing & health care.
External Minor: All Ph.D. students complete an External Minor in a department or school other than the School of Social Work. This enables students to tie their research interests to another academic discipline (e.g., African American Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Women's Studies, etc.) and professional schools (e.g., Education, Public and Environmental Affairs, Medicine, Philanthropy, Nursing) available on both the Indianapolis and Bloomington campuses.