Graduation Requirements

A student is eligible for graduation when they have:

  • Earned a total of 60 semester credit hours are required for graduation
  • Completed and passed a comprehensive exam covering concepts from psychodynamic core theory courses
  • Presented and passed a clinical case to a faculty panel
  • Fulfilled two Field Placements totaling 350 hours in the first academic year of the program and 700 hours in the second academic year of the program
  • Fulfilled all financial obligations

Some credit earned in the master’s program may be transferable to ICSW’s doctoral program. For specific information, please contact ICSW at 312-935-4232 or