NEWS

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Ritterbusch Part of International Team of Scholars Studying Child Rights and Well-Being

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UCLA Luskin researcher is principal investigator of the Uganda component of the multi-country project.

Announcement from the SW Doctoral Committee

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Dear Social Welfare Doctoral Students, Please read this open…

Kaplan on Pandemic Stress, Increased Firearm and Alcohol Sales, and Suicide Risk

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Effective alcohol control policies during COVID-19 pandemic could provide opportunities for suicide prevention.

IMPORTANT DATES

  1. SW Professional Development: Pre-Dissertation Funding

    Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    The Social Welfare Professional Development committee will host a session on pre-dissertation funding Friday, November 13th from 2 to 3 PM. Doctoral students are encouraged to attend and panelists include Social Welfare’s very own Rachel Wells, Shannon Dunlap, and Kwan Jin Yao. Registration is available here, and you must register to attend the event. The […]
  2. Fall Quarter Town Hall with Dean Segura

    Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    Dean Gary Segura will be hosting a town hall for Luskin doctoral students.
  3. UCLA MSW Admissions and Recruitment Diversity Fair: Embracing Diverse Voices and Experiences

    Nov 21 @ 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    Full Schedule TBA: Interested in UCLA but not sure how to navigate the application process? Learn more about our Master of Social Welfare program where we provide tools and tips to assist you in the application process and the resources to help you thrive once you are in the program.

YEAR 1

Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 229A, SW 249A, SW 284A, Statistics course

Winter Quarter: SW 229B, SW 249B, SW 284B, Statistics course

Spring Quarter: SW 229C, SW 249C, SW 284C, Outside course (Statistics or other), oral comprehensive exam preparation (independent study) if desired

Milestones

File Individualized Development Plan by May 30

File annual Progress Report by May 30

Pass Oral Comprehensive Exam in June (scheduled in spring quarter)

YEAR 2

Coursework

Fall Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Winter Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Spring Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Milestones

The first deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is September 15.

Note: Faculty evaluate the publishable paper using this form.

File Mentored Research Project Plan by October 15.

File Study Plan by December 1.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

File Mentored Research Project Report by June 1.

YEAR 3

Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 596B

Winter and Spring Quarters: SW 596B, SW 258

Milestones

The last deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is December 15.

Note: Faculty evaluate the publishable paper using this form.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

YEAR 4 and BEYOND

Coursework

SW 599

Milestones

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

TBA: Constitute Dissertation Committee

TBA: Defend Dissertation Proposal/File Advancement to Candidacy Form

TBA: Schedule and Defend Dissertation