Field placements are specialized field training opportunities
that allow students to explore the practice areas that interest
them the most. Online students complete the in-person field
placements in their home region, and take an active leading
role in the field placement process with our Office of Field
- Are completed over the course of two semesters each
- Require a minimum of 15 hours a week
- Are during weekday daytime working hours
- Cannot be satisfied using past or current employment or
The 60-credit MSW Online program requires 420 hours for the
foundation placement and 480 hours for the advanced placement.
The 35-credit MSW Advanced Standing MSW Online program requires
one 480 hour advanced field placement.