UH Manoa Banner Link
MBTSSW Image LinkPublic Health Header LinkCenter on Aging Header Link

Welcome to the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, PhD Website

Welcome Prospective Students

We appreciate your interest in the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work’s PhD Program.

Our program prepares students for leadership in the advancement of social welfare education, practice, policy development, and research. The program promotes social justice and global understanding through scholarly inquiry using indigenous and mixed method approaches. Emphasis is placed on knowledge development which enhances the wellbeing of Native Hawaiians and the diverse people and communities of Hawai‘i and the Asian-Pacific Region.

Please peruse our website to learn more about the program and admissions. For additional questions, contact Dr. Jing Guo, PhD Program Chair, at jingguo@hawaii.edu, or Jennifer Kishida, PhD Program Assistant, at jenkishi@hawaii.edu.