Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the PhD program at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.  

We have an exciting program that prepares graduates to conduct social work research and teach the next generation of social workers.

This web site will provide you with a brief introduction, focusing on some of the unique aspects of our program and highlights of the opportunities we provide.  I encourage you to check the Web site for information about admissions, faculty and student research, courses, and funding opportunities.

I hope that this web site provides you with the information you need.  Please feel free to contact us at phd@ssw.umaryland.edu or by phone at 410.706.7960 if you have questions, want more information, or would like to arrange a visit.

Best wishes,

Charlotte Bright, PhD, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Doctoral and Post-doctoral Education