Policy 6-222: Graduate Studies and Degrees, Doctor of Social Work

  1. Purpose and Scope
    1. (Reserved)
  2. Definitions
    1. (Reserved)
  3. Policy: Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Social Work
    1. Admission policies and the studies required for the degree of Doctor of Social Work must conform to university graduate standards and practices.
    2. Course Requirements. The degree of Doctor of Social Work (Ph.D.) is conferred upon those candidates who complete the social work curriculum prescribed by the dean and faculty of the Graduate School of Social Work with a minimum of 157 graduate semester hours, 60 of which must be beyond the master's degree.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other related resources
    1. Rules
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
    4. Forms
    5. Other related resource materials
  5. References:
    1. (Reserved)
  6. Contacts:
    1. Policy Owner:
      1. Questions about this Policy and any related Rules, Procedures and Guidelines should be directed to the Dean of the Graduate School.
      Policy Officers:
        Only the Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences or their designees have the authority to grant exceptions to this policy.
  7. History:
    1. Approved: University Senate 3/3/80
    2. Approved: Institutional Council


Policy: 6-222 Rev: 4
Date: June 10, 1980