Greetings from the Directors

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Social work is a profession that engages people in relationships to enhance the well-being of individuals and to cultivate communities where everyone can thrive. Baylor's PhD program provides a distinct focus on the ethical integration of faith in the context of social work relationships. The program is designed to prepare individuals who feel called to become leaders in social work as educators, researchers, and administrators. We invite you to explore these web pages to learn more about our innovative online program. As you are in the process of discerning your call to social work education or other fields of practice, please know that our faculty is most willing to assist you however we can.

If you would like to talk with someone about the doctoral program, please complete our inquiry form. We will respond promptly.


Rob Rogers

Associate Professor
Co-Director, PhD Program

Laine Scales
Co-Director, PhD Program