General Licensure Disclosure – Social Work A collegiate degree is just one part of the licensure process

Please note that the MSW column does not denote specific types of Master Level Licensure. It simply states if there are any Master Level Licensure tracks that our MSW could fulfill.

StateIs there a BSW Level LicenseDoes our BSW fullfill requirementDoes our MSW fulfill requirement for licensureagency link
AlabamaYesYesYesAlabama State Board of Social Work Examiners
AlaskaYesYesYesAlaska Board of Social Work Examiners
ArizonaYesYesYesArizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
ArkansasYesYesYesArkansas Social Work Licensing Board
CaliforniaYesYesYesBoard of Behavioral Sciences
ColoradoNon/aYesState Board of Social Work Examiners
ConnecticutNon/aYesConnecticut Department of Public Health
DelawareYesYesYesBoard of Clinical Social Work Examiners
FloridaNon/aYesFlorida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
GeorgiaNon/aYesGeorgia Board of Prof. Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists
HawaiiYesYesYesDepartment of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Professional & Vocational Licensing
IdahoYesYesYesIdaho Board of Social Work Examiners
IllinoisYesYesYesIllinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
IndianaYesYesYesIndiana Professional Licensing Agency
IowaYesYesYesIowa Board of Social Work
KansasYesYesYesBehavioral Science Regulatory Board
KentuckyYesYesYesKentucky Board of Social Work
LouisianaYesYesYesLouisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners
MaineYesYesYesState Board of Social Work Licensure
MarylandYesYesYesMaryland Board of Social Work Examiners
MassachusettsYesYesYesBoard of Registration of Social Workers
MichiganYesYesYesMichigan Board of Social Work
MinnesotaYesYesYesState of Minnesota Board of Social Work
MississippiYesYesYesMississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists
MissouriYesYesYesCommittee for Social Workers
MontanaNoN/AYesMontana Board of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors
NebraskaYesYesYesNebraska Department of Health & Human Services
NevadaYesYesYesState of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Work
New HampshireNon/aYesNew Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice
New JerseyYesYesYesState Board of Social Work Examiners
New MexicoYesYesYesBoard of Social Work Examiners
New YorkNon/aYesOffice of the Professions
North CarolinaYesYesYesNorth Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
North DakotaYesYesYesNorth Dakota State Board of Social Work Examiners
OhioYesYesYesCounselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
OklahomaYesYesYesOklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
OregonYesYesYesBoard of Licensed Social Workers
PennsylvaniaProvisional license for MSW students YesYesState Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
Rhode IslandNon/aYesState of Rhode Island Department of Health
South CarolinaYesYesYesSouth Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners
South DakotaYesYesYesSouth Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners
TennesseeYesYesYesTennessee Board of Social Worker Licensure
TexasYesYesYesTexas State Board of Social Work Examiners
UtahYesYesYesUtah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
VermontNon/aYesVermont Secretary of State – Professional Regulation
VirginiaYesYesYesVirginia Board of Social Work
WashingtonNon/aYesWashington State Department of Health
West VirginiaYesYesYesWest Virginia Board of Social Work Web Site
WisconsinYesYesYesWisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
WyomingYesYesYesWyoming Board of Social Work