Advance your career while addressing some of the most pervasive social issues of our time: Earn your Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) online from a top-ranked¹ USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
The DSW@USC prepares you to:
24 months to complete
A variety of master’s and doctoral degrees accepted
The DSW@USC enables you to earn your doctorate without attending classes on campus at USC. As a student, you will:
Participate in weekly online classes taught by USC faculty who have spent decades developing new solutions to social issues.
Attend two five-day in-person residencies where you will explore research topics and share your ideas with classmates and professors.
Complete and present a capstone project (in lieu of a dissertation) that details your plan for addressing one of society’s most pressing problems.
¹ The USC’s Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a top-ranked school of social work in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/search?program=top-health-schools&specialty=social-work.
Social Workers: Occupational Outlook Handbook. (2019). Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved December 2, 2019. (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/social-workers.htm)