PhD Applicants

Fall 2022 Application Deadline: January 15, 2022
[We require an MSW degree for admission to the social work PhD program]

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Most Requested PhD Applicant Links:

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Please feel free to email us at or phone us at 410-706-7960 if you have any questions or would like to discuss the application process.

PhD Program VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE for Prospective Students 

Virtual Open HousesDon’t miss our Virtual Open House Information sessions this month!  In the next few weeks, we are hosting two Virtual Open House sessions. During this one hour, online session, you will have an opportunity to hear more about the program, ask about the application process, and meet our Director, Dr. Bethany Lee, as well as a few of our current students. 

Virtual Open House Dates:  
Monday, November 8, 2021, 12pm-1pm EST   
Wednesday, November 17, 2021,  4-5pm EST 

Register for a session today! 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  We look forward to having you attend!  

Click here to register for the Nov 17th session  
Nov 17, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 
Wednesday 4pm-5pm 


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