Course Descriptions
SocialWork@Simmons

The Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) online program is 48 credits and can be completed full time in less than two years or part time in less than three years. Students in the program take 15 courses total. The curriculum comprises nine courses divided among the program’s three pillars: inclusive leadership (9 credits), advanced clinical practice (9 credits), and teaching and education (9 credits). The remaining six integrative courses (21 credits) will support their development as holistic scholar-practitioners.

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THE THREE PILLARS

Leadership
Courses

Advanced Clinical
Practice Courses

Teaching and
Education Courses

Integrative
Coursework

THE THREE PILLARS