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Social Work (PhD)

University of Windsor, Canada

social-work-phd

Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,418

Course Accredited By

OUCQA

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Research based Program

The School of Social Work at the University of Windsor is a dynamic and progressive leader in social work education. The School’s faculty engage in original, cutting-edge research aimed at advancing scholarly knowledge in a number of critically important social areas including: health, community capacity building, mental health, gerontology, poverty reduction and child welfare.

The school‘s location on an international border is geographically unique, creating research and leadership opportunities within a broad North American context.

  • Students interested in a research based doctoral program will find a supportive learning-centred faculty dedicated to research and teaching excellence.
  • The PhD program in Social Work prepares social work degree holders from an accredited program for leadership roles in academia, research, practice, social policy, and administration.

The PhD Program Facilitates:

  • Broad epistemological paradigms that promote critical thinking and inquiry
  • Development of diverse and rigorous research methods to address current practice and policy issues
  • Mastery of a substantive area of social work and effective knowledge translation
  • Opportunities for research collaboration with faculty scholars and community partners
  • Small seminar approach to teaching and learning
  • Supportive and collegial university environment and mentorship
  • Scholarships, graduate assistantships and sessional teaching opportunities
  • Engagement within an internationally and culturally diverse region and community

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall 2020:

  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - BSW graduates: May 1, 2020
  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - non-BSW graduates: May 1, 2020

Deadline for Winter 2021:

  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - BSW graduates: September 1, 2020
  • Deadline for Summer 2021:
  • M.S.W for BSW graduates: November 6, 2020

Deadline for Fall 2021:

  • M.S.W/J.D.: November 1, 2020
  • M.S.W for non-BSW graduates: January 15, 2021
  • PhD: January 22, 2021
  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - non-BSW graduates: May 1, 2021
  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100
  • Minimum IELTS: 7.0
  • Minimum Pearson: 68
  • Minimum CELBAN: Writing 7, Speaking 8, Listening 10, Reading 8

Additional Requirements

  • MSW programs: Two Referee Assessment Forms, resume and personal statement. Please review the School of Social Work website for additional requirements. GRE or MAT is recommended for graduates of universities outside of Canada and the USA, and for any applicants with a grade point average below the required 73%.
  • MSW/JD program: Two Referee Assessment Forms, resume and personal statement. Please review the School of Social Work website for additional requirements. GRE or MAT is recommended for graduates of universities outside of Canada and the USA, and for any applicants with a grade point average below the required 73%. More information on the M.S.W./J.D application process.​
    PhD:
  • Statement of Interest
  • A curriculum vitae demonstrating experience in Social Work
  • A sample of professional or academic writing

Three letters of reference

  • Policy Statement
  • Research Proposal
  • GRE is strongly recommended for students who are graduates of universities outside of Canada
  • Program Requirements
  • Courses
  • SWRK-9720, SWRK-9730, SWRK-9740, SWRK-9741, SWRK-9743, SWRK-9744, SWRK-9795, SWRK-9980
  • Program Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: PHD -Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total $ 9883.36
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition $ 2393.10 Assessed each term

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