2023 Commencement

May 12, 2023 - Ceremony for Class of 2023 PhD, DSW, MSW and MSN

Apply Now - Master of Social Work

Fall 2023 Deadline: Full-Time - April 3
Summer 2023 Deadline: Part-Time/Flex - February 15

Field Experience

Your Field Experience in Children, Youth and Families
What should you expect from your field placement in Children, Youth and Families? Omar Lopez, clinical associate professor and assistant director of field education for the department, explains.


Sample field locations include:

  • School Settings
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Public Child Welfare Agencies
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Community Organizations
MSW Field work
field placement

Read more about our field placement requirements and opportunities as part of the  Master of Social Work curriculum.

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Ready to chart a new path forward? View steps to apply or start your application to our world class MSW today.

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