Program Manual — At-a-Glance

Program Description/Objectives

Annual Cycle

University Calendar

Administration Contacts

Degree Requirements/Academic Standards

Major Components Timeline

Required and Elective Courses

Year by year course schedules

Exemptions and Audits


Program Time Limits

Grading System

Year-One Comprehensive Examination

CSSS Statistics Track

Residency Guidelines

Practicum Requirements 

Supervisory Committee

Guidelines for the Program of Study

General Examination: Qualifying Scholarly Paper Guidelines


Policies, Procedures, Resources

Travel Guidelines


STAR Portal    

Methods/Data Analysis Courses that Meet PhD Requirements

Theory Courses that Meet PhD Requirements 

Student Advising/ Mentoring

Financial Support

Grant Submission

Graduate Assistantships

SSW Procedures/Forms (MySSW)

Graduate School Guidelines


PhD Program and Student Offices

PhD Standing Committees

Unprofessional Conduct and Washington State RCW 18.130.180

School and University Policies, Standards of Conduct, Grievance Procedures

Graduate School Policies and Procedures

Resource Guide

Opportunities for Involvement

Student Activities

Career and Job Search Information

Human Subjects

PHD Forms