Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Social Work

Social Work, PhD


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Social Work, PhD

Format: Campus

Program Description:

VCU's Ph.D. in Social Work Program is a research-oriented educational enterprise with a mission to develop scholars and leaders for education and practice in human services. Its vision is a program that builds and nurtures student's intellectual curiosity, creativity and courage, as well as their desire to ômake a difference. The program is built around excellence in teaching, mentorship and socialization of students, as well as collaborative involvement in the program by its diverse faculty. Graduates of the program become active in teaching, consultation, research, practice and program evaluation, staff and program development, policy analysis, and advocacy. They are employed in universities and colleges, and in human service organizations and agencies at the local, state, national and international levels.


Southern Association of Colleges & Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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