Students in the two year MSW program must complete three practicum courses, with each course including 300 hours of seminar and experiential learning. Advanced standing MSW students must complete two practicum courses with each course including 300 hours of seminar and experiential learning. The practicum hours are a requirement of all MSW programs that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Seminar classes count toward the total hours. Students should expect to spend approximately 18-20 hours a week in agency field work during the Fall and Spring semesters.