Clinical Expert. Inspired Teacher. Real-world Scholar.

The Penn DSW Experience

Penn’s Doctorate in Clinical Social Work set the pace. We were the first social work practice doctorate. Now we’re the most accessible.

Experience the vitality and freedom of being in the room together without the need to travel. Enjoy enriching immersion experiences on Penn’s Philadelphia campus. Our blended online DSW offers all the advantages of a world class learning community in a highly interactive, relational, accessible and convenient format.

The Penn DSW Advantage

Penn DSW students earn their doctorate in 3 years. We use synchronous (real-time, interactive, face-to face) online instruction that works for working professionals. We create an unparalleled educational experience, bringing students to Penn four times during the program to interact and learn on an Ivy League campus. Our renowned faculty teach cutting-edge courses on the latest in clinical practice, research and teaching. Our graduates’ successes prove that the DSW is a gateway to fulfilling careers as social work practice leaders and educators.

Come to Penn and learn from clinical experts, inspired teachers and real-world scholars. Come to Penn and become one yourself.

To hear more and see if the program is right for you, join an Online Information Session or contact us at: or 215-573-7133.