For Students


Each year of the Seattle University MSW program, students are matched and placed at approved social service agencies under the supervision of trained MSW Practicum Instructors. In addition, they participate in an integrative seminar with members of their cohort. The MSW program offers placements in more than 40 community sites. All students confer with the Field Director prior to placement.


Practicum Placement Sites

Here are some of our practicum sites

Atlantic Street Center

Catholic Community Services

Compass Health

Consejo Counseling and Referral Services

Friends of Youth

Harborview Medical Center

Odessa Brown

Seattle Counseling Services

Swedish Cancer Institute

UW Medical Center Neurology

Puget Sound VA Medical System

Practicum Hours

Total Hours: Year 1

Students in the 2-Year MSW program complete 448 hours of practicum, 8 hours per day, 2 days per week. 

Total Hours: Year 2 and Advanced Standing

Students in their second year and Advanced Standing students complete 720 hours of practicum, 8 hours per day, 3 days per week. 

Common Practicum Questions

Practicum Documents for Students