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School of Social Work

Fieldwork: M.S.W.


Field work courses are usually taken concurrently with academic classes. Students must complete a total of two separate field work experiences that each typically span over two semesters. First level students must complete a 480 hours in a field work placement and are typically at their site Tuesdays  and Thursdays, while taking 500-level courses. Second level students must complete 720 hours at a field work placement and are at their site Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, while taking 600 level advanced courses. In some instances, students can elect to do a summer block placement which is an intensive summer emersion, in which a students works full-time at a placement (30-40 hours a week) for three to four months.  

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