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Aug. 10, 2020 Update Fordham Forward, the plan to resume in-person teaching and learning on Aug. 25, is available below, along with extensive resources for students, parents, faculty, and staff. Full Details

PhD in Social Work

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Fordham University's Ph.D. in Social Work program empowers you to be a leader of change in education, research and organizations. Our accredited integrated curriculum allows you to focus on social work practice or policy and implementation.

Our program includes:

  • Specializations in practice or policy development and implementation.
  • Close collaboration with skilled educators and researchers
  • Flexible learning schedule
  • Opportunities to teach in the M.S.W. program