Doctor of Social Work / Clinical Expertise
Walden University

Program Details

Professionals can prepare for the next step in their career with a Doctor of Social Work degree focused on Clinical Expertise. This online Social Work degree from Walden University equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to become an expert in clinical Social Work practice

Students will learn how theories inform Social Work practice, policy, and research. Graduates will be able to supervise or mentor Master of Social Work students or pursue advanced clinical practice positions. A focus is on the ways social workers can foster social change for their community, clients, and the profession.

Specialization courses include studies of:

  • Social work supervision
  • Treatment of addictions
  • Treatment of forensic populations

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires an on-campus residency.
  • Applicants must have at least two years of agency-related professional experience.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island