Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


 
Ph.D. Plans of Study
 
 
The Ph.D. in Social Work program consists of 48 credits of coursework and a dissertation.

  • Full-time students can complete all coursework in two academic years.
  • Part-time students complete their courses in three to four academic years.

Below are plans of study for full-time students.  Part-time students take courses in the same order but spread out over a longer time.

For more information about each class, review our Required Ph.D. Courses.




  SOCIAL POLICY

YEAR FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER

  1st Year
 








 
 
SWGS 7007
  The Evidence Base for Social
  Work Practice

 
  SWGS 7605
  Social Work Education

  SWGS 7700
  Observational Research
  Methods

  SWGS 7012
  Statistics 1

  SWGS 7011
  Statistics 1 Lab

 
  SWGS 7781
  Poverty, Race, and the
  Disenfranchised

  SWGS 7004
  Philosophy of Science

  SWGS 7710
  Experimental and Quasi-
  experimental Design

  SWGS 7002
  Statistics 2

  SWGS 7013
  Statistics 2 Lab
 
  2nd Year









 
SWGS 7783
  Seminar in Policy Analysis
 
  SWGS 7720
  Measurement: Quantitative &
  Qualitative Applications

 
 


  SWGS 7791
  Advanced Seminar 1

  SWGS 7792
  Advanced Seminar 2

  Elective 1

  SWGS 7800
  Research Practicum


  SWGS 7782
  Implementation of Social Policy

  SWGS 7730
  Data Management & Analysis

  or

  SWGS 7003
  Qualitative Research

  SWGS 7792
  Advanced Seminar 2 (cont'd)

  SWGS 7793
  Advanced Seminar 3

  Elective 2

  SWGS 7801
  Teaching Practicum

     

SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

YEAR FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER

  1st Year








  SWGS 7007
  The Evidence Base for Social
  Work Practice
 
  SWGS 7605
  Social Work Education

  SWGS 7700
  Observational Research
  Methods

  SWGS 7012
  Statictics 1

  SWGS 7011
  Statistics 1 Lab

 
  SWGS 7004
  Philosophy of Science

 
SWGS 7781
  Poverty, Race, and the
  Disenfranchised

  SWGS 7710
  Experimental and Quasi-
  experimental Design

  SWGS 7002
  Statistics 2

  SWGS 7013
  Statistics 2 Lab
 
  2nd Year











 
SWGS 7008
  Seminar in Family and Group
  Work Theory and Research
 
  SWGS 7720
  Measurement: Quantitative &
  Qualitative Applications

 
 


  SWGS 7791
  Advanced Seminar 1

  SWGS 7792
  Advanced Seminar 2

  Elective 1

  SWGS 7800
  Research Practicum


  SWGS 7005
  Theories of Social Work
  Practice

  SWGS 7730
  Data Management & Analysis

  or

  SWGS 7003
  Qualitative Research

  SWGS 7792
  Advanced Seminar 2 (cont'd)

  SWGS 7793
  Advanced Seminar 3

  Elective 2

  SWGS 7801
  Teaching Practicum



     
     


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