Field Experience

Included in a student's Plan of Study will be two different field placements in social services agencies, departments or other service delivery systems.

  • Placements in Maryland, DC, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Delaware
  • 16 hours a week in Foundation Year
  • 24 hours a week in Advanced Year
  • Normal business hours of 9 AM to 5 PM for almost all field placements
  • Not recommended you try to work full time while in the program
  • Work-based field placements may be available with permission from the field office
  • Part-time students are not in a field placement. Part-time students become full-time students with full-time tuition when in a field placement
  • Field applications required two-weeks after students pay their confirmation deposit for students who enter the program full-time
  • Spring applicants are only admitted part-time and begin their field placement the following fall