Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.)
The School of Social Work, in conjunction with the Graduate School-New Brunswick, offers a doctoral program that prepares students for careers in higher education, research and advanced positions in social policy and administration. Our Ph.D. program is ranked 9th nationally in faculty productivity by Academic Analytics.
Rutgers University is one of the nation's outstanding public universities, and a member of the highly selective Association of American Universities (AAU) comprised of 62 leading research universities in North America. Rutgers offers more than 100 graduate academic programs in 16 graduate and professional schools on three campuses in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick/Piscataway. Our tuition and fees are reasonable, and our campuses are international and diverse.
The School of Social Work
The School of Social Work has a distinguished record of instruction, research, and public service. Established in 1954, the school offers undergraduate and graduate-professional degree programs, holds classes on Rutgers' three regional campuses, and is affiliated with more than 800 social service agencies throughout the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area.
The School of Social Work is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It is within easy commuting distance of New York City and Philadelphia, and offers access to an array of cultural and recreational opportunities.