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Fall 2024 MSW Application Priority Deadline: January 8, 2024
Summer 2024 Advanced Standing MSW Application Deadline: January 8, 2024
Fall 2024 PhD Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

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

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