Graduate Programs

Ph.D. & Pre-Doc

Ph.D Admission
Admission Requirements

All applicants to the Ph.D. program must have a master’s degree in social work or a related field. Admission to the Ph.D. program is based on evaluations of

  1. an online application
  2. a professional resume
  3. undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  4. three letters of reference
  5. an example of the applicant’s scholarly writing
  6. a 500-word statement of purpose
  7. Graduate Record Examination General Test scores taken within the last five years
  8. TOEFL scores for international applicants
Application Deadline

Applications for the full-time PhD Program are due February 1 for admission in the following fall semester. For application materials and further information, write to:

Ph.D. Admissions
Education/Social Work Building 4138
Indiana University
School of Social Work
902 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5154
Telephone: (317) 274-6730
E-mail: madamek [at] iupui [dot] edu (

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