Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

PhD in Social Work

The PhD in Social Work program, established in 1986, extends the tradition of educating students skilled in clinical research, scholarship, and teaching with the Jesuit ideals of service to others and commitment to social justice as its foundation. The doctoral program prepares students for leadership roles in diverse practice and academic arenas.

Program benefits

  • Study at one of the top graduate schools for social work in the country
  • Benefit from experienced, highly respected faculty who are leaders in their field.
  • Complete coursework in two years (followed by dissertation)

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