University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Social Work

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School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Social Work
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Social Work
Description: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 that challenges students to not only maximize their potential and become situated at the forefront of professional social work. We are committed to partnerships and the advancement of knowledge for the betterment of society.

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.
URL:Social Work at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $5,265

Cost per year represents tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]

All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission. GRE is strongly recommended for students who are graduates of universities outside of Canada.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to submit: a Statement of Interest, a curriculum vitae demonstrating experience in Social Work, a sample of professional or academic writing, three letters of reference, a Policy Statement, and a Research Proposal.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 30, 2017