College of Professional Studies

How many hours do we require each semester for clinical and internship?

  • 90 hours per semester Sophomore and Senior year in the program.
  • About 6-8 hours a week.

Do we need to find our own site placements?

  • No, we will look over your application that you hand in and decide the placement.

What is the difference between clinical and internship?

  • Clinical is your first year placement and you will be learning the basics of the organization you are at and making connections with those in the community.
  • Internship will be more hands on with your site. You will also be responsible for a project that benefits your site and clients there. This will be presented at the end of your senior year at the Capstone event.

How do I handle my supervisor not replying to my emails or calls?

  • Contact your clinical/internship professor first to help reach out to your site about any problems that may occur.

Are all the sites located in Fort Wayne? What if I do not live in Fort Wayne?

  • They are not all located in Fort Wayne. We will try to place you at a site in your preferred location if there is one available.

Why is Clinical and Internship required?

  • We want you to be as marketable as possible when you graduate. Organizations are looking for experience and this is your chance to be ahead of others applying for a position.

How will I know where I am placed?

  • Once placements are completed you will receive an email stating where you are placed and who to contact there.

What are the requirements needed before I can be in clinical or internship?

  • Summer orientation (clinical only)
  • Application
  • 2-step TB test
  • 10-panel drug screening
  • Background check
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Program GPA 2.8
  • Cumulative GPA 2.0 and in good academic standing

What are the classes required to start clinicals?

  • HSRV 10000
  • HSRV 10300
  • HSRV 10500
  • PSY 12000
  • SOC 16100
  • ENGL 13100
  • COM 11400