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Harness technology to provide enhanced services in social work and
expand the reach and effectiveness of social service programs.
Focus on valued leadership skills, preparing you to serve as an
advanced practitioner and leader in the field of social work.
The expertise, diversity, and real-world experience of our
scholar-practitioner faculty can guide you in your practice and
career. All social work faculty members have a doctoral degree.
Work extensively on your capstone topic, methodology, application to
current theory, and overall project plan starting early in your
Enhance the skills you’ve developed in your program coursework
through intensive, onsite experiences with students and faculty.
Apply what you’ve learned in a written project, demonstrating your
use of evidence to improve outcomes or resolve a gap in the
With over 25 years of experience in online doctoral education, we understand the unique needs of doctoral students, and have designed our programs to meet those needs. We've structured our programs to help you reach your goals and obtain critical skills—with our expert faculty, support teams, and online resources to help guide you every step of the way.
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Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty members who hold top credentials and have hands-on expertise in their fields. They know what you need to know today.
Get expert support at every step to keep you moving forward toward
Mentors offer knowledgeable guidance early in your program to help
you complete your capstone project.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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|SWK801||Advanced Social Work Practice: Theoretical Perspectives||4 quarter credits|
|SWK8025||Leadership and Management in Complex Social Systems||4 quarter credits|
|SWK8035||Advanced Social Work Policy and Practice||4 quarter credits|
|SWK8045||Clinical Theories of Social Work Practice 1||4 quarter credits|
|SWK8075||Advanced Social Work Practitioner as a Leader of Social Change||4 quarter credits|
Earning a DSW can help you prepare as a leader, advanced
practitioner, or educator.
Two doctoral programs focused on social
work. What are the differences, and which one is right for you?
An overview of the similarities,
differences, and collaborative opportunities available in counseling,
clinical psychology, and social work.
Tips on how to keep your industry
knowledge up-to-date while earning a DSW.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.