The PhD is a doctoral degree, specifically called a "doctor of philosophy" degree. This is misleading because PhD holders are not necessarily philosophers (unless they earned their degree in philosophy!). That said, PhD recipients are able to engage in thought experiments, reason about problems, and solve problems in sophisticated ways.
Obtaining a PhD degree in social work prepares you to do policy analysis and research in both academic and non-academic research centers. The aim of this degree is to improve the situations that are currently experienced in the whole world. This will also enable you to understand man and his needs better.
The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.
Top Doctoral Programs in Social Work in USA 2017
Walden’s PhD in Social Work program can prepare you for the next step in your social work career as a researcher, college-level educator, or administrative leader. [+]
As an advanced social work professional, you are called upon to help society address its most pressing challenges. [+]