Social Work
University of Mississippi

PhD in Social Welfare

The Department of Social Work at the University of Mississippi offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Social Welfare. Its curriculum is designed to train students to become competent scholars and applied practitioners who advance knowledge and provide leadership in addressing issues pertinent to at-risk and vulnerable populations. These include but are not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, people who are economically disadvantaged, sexual minorities, people who are homeless, people suffering from mental illness, older adults, children, people with disabilities, refugee and undocumented persons, and survivors of abuse and trauma.