Field education is the foundation of any social work degree program, offering students the chance to gain hands-on experience in a range of settings. MSW@USC students spend 1,000 hours completing field education — online and offline.
Virtual Field Practicum (VFP)
You will begin your field education with the VFP, an online experience that allows you to gain skills and confidence in a controlled, secure environment.
Experienced professor monitors sessions.
Small group sessions with classmates.
Live actor portrays a client in real-life clinical situations.