Overview - Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

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Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Primarily online

Number of Credit Hours - 45

Tuition per Hour - $420

Orientation Required - Yes

Other Program Specifics - Required campus visits and access to a social work placement (work or volunteer) 

Application Deadline - March 1

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

Enhance Your Social Work Practice and Make a Difference

Prepare yourself for advanced social work practice and leadership through this primarily online Doctor of Social Work degree program. In as little as three years of study, you can equip yourself for specialized practice, public and nonprofit agency management or teaching future social workers.

This highly selective DSW program is cohort based and allows you the benefit of enhanced collaboration and networking with peers. The program also offers a clinical track and an organizational leadership track so you can tailor your coursework to your professional goals.

In addition to completing online coursework, students are required to participate in residency programs on the UA campus, which last four to five days each summer. Students will also need to have a work or volunteer practice location where they can apply the concepts they are learning in a social work setting.

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