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Doctoral Degree

Social Work PhD Doctorate Program

With its part-time, cohort and campus-based format, Widener’s PhD program is designed for experienced working professionals interested in becoming stewards of social work’s professional knowledge base.

At a Glance

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Offered as

Doctorate of Social Work


On Campus



Avg. Time to Completion

5 years

Campus Location
  • Chester, PA

Take the Next Steps


Visit our online application system to complete your app and share supplemental materials. There is a $35 application fee to apply to Widener.