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PhD in Social Work Program

Assume a leadership role by earning your doctorate in social work.

The Adelphi University School of Social Work PhD program expands your capacities to conceptualize, develop, evaluate and disseminate knowledge of the problems that impact the human condition—and strategies designed to change those conditions. In becoming social work scholars, you must develop a critical and sophisticated understanding of the historical, global, national and community forces that shape contemporary human experience and social work practice. The Adelphi doctorate in Social Work curriculum is grounded in an evolving knowledge base, and fosters the critical thinking that will prepare you for leadership in the development of knowledge for all levels of social work practice.

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