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Bachelor of Social Work Program Licensure Assessment

Alabama

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW (in some cases)

State Licensing Legislation

See Ala. Admin. Code r. 850-X-2-.02

Further Information from the State

https://socialwork.alabama.gov/

Social Work License Map

Alabama LBSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Alaska

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Baccalaureate Social Worker (BSW)

Additional Information

Three professional references required

State Licensing Legislation

See Alaska Stat. § 08.95.110 [c]

Further Information from the State

Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners

Social Work License Map

Alaska LBSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Arizona

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Baccalaureate Social Worker (BSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 32-3291

Further Information from the State

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Social Work License Map

Arizona LBSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Arkansas

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See Ark. Code § 17-103-306

Further Information from the State

Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Social Work License Map

Arkansas LSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

California

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

All hours of experience must be gained within the most recent six years from the time you apply for LCSW examination eligibility. Fingerprints are required.

State Licensing Legislation

See Cal. BPC § 4996.2

Further Information from the State

California Board of Behavioral Sciences - Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Social Work License Map

California

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Colorado

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See Colo. Rev. Stat. § 12-245-404

Further Information from the State

Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners

Social Work License Map

Colorado

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Conneticut

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

Connecticut LCSW Licensing Requirements

Further Information from the State

Connecticut Social Work Licensure

Social Work License Map

Connecticut

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Deleware

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See §3907 (d) Baccalaureate social worker

Further Information from the State

Delaware Board of Social Work Examiners

Social Work License Map

Delaware

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

District of Columbia

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker Associate (LSWA)

Additional Information

Three character references required

State Licensing Legislation

Social Work Application Checklist

Further Information from the State

DC Social Work Initial License Application Package

Social Work License Map

District of Columbia LSWA

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Florida

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

Flordia Statutes Chapter 491.005 (1)

Further Information from the State

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work...

Social Work License Map

Florida

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Georgia

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See 43-10A-12.

Further Information from the State

Georgia Board of Prof. Counselors, Social Workers ...

Social Work License Map

Georgia

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Hawaii

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Baccalaureate Social Worker (BSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See §467E-7

Further Information from the State

Hawaii Professional &Vocational Licensing Division: Social Worker Program

Social Work License Map

Hawaii BSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Idaho

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

Idaho Statutes 54-3206

Further Information from the State

Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners

Social Work License Map

Idaho LBSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Illinois

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

See Ill. Admin. Code tit. 68, § 1470.10 (b)

Further Information from the State

Illinois Social Work Licensing Board

Social Work License Map

Illinois LSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Indiana

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

See Indiana Code 25-23.6-5-1.5

Further Information from the State

Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

Social Work License Map

Indiana LBSW

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Iowa

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

http://idph.iowa.gov/Portals/1/userfiles/26/SW/Social%20Worker%20Bachelor.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-iowa/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Kansas

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

Three references required

State Licensing Legislation

http://ksbsrb.ks.gov/professions/social-workers

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-kansas/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Kentucky

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Criminal background check required

State Licensing Legislation

https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/chapter.aspx?id=38874

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-kentucky/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Lousiana

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.labswe.org/page/rules-standards-and-procedures

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-louisiana/#rsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Maine

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/social_workers/ls.html

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-maine/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Maryland

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-maryland/#lbsw

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-maryland/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Massachusetts

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation (two professional references and one second-year field placement supervisory reference).

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.mass.gov/regulations/258-CMR-12-scope-of-practice

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-massachusetts/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Michigan

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) 

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-michigan/#lbsw

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-michigan/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Minnesota

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-minnesota/#lsw

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-minnesota/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Mississippi

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.swmft.ms.gov/social-work-licensure-laws

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-mississippi/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Missouri

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW) 

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

http://pr.mo.gov/socialworkers.asp

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-missouri/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Montana

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0370/chapter_0230/parts_index.html?pk_vid=6f0d3637e0adf3ef15925037919b60f4

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-montana/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Nebraska

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Certified Social Worker

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.nebraska.gov/rules-and-regs/regsearch/Rules/Health_and_Human_Services_System/Title-172/Chapter-094.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-nebraska/#csw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Nevada

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Social Worker (SW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

http://socwork.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/socworknvgov/content/licensees/B-InfoLicensure_SW.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-nevada/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

New Hampshire

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/NHTOC/NHTOC-XXX-330-A.htm

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-new-hampshire/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

New Jersey

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Certified Social Worker

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Statutes/socialworklaw.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-new-jersey/#csw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

New Mexico

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW) 

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Statutes/socialworklaw.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-new-mexico/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

New York

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/sw/sect52-30.htm

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-new-york/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

North Carolina

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Certified Social Worker

Additional Information

Apply before taking ASWB exam

State Licensing Legislation

http://www.ncswboard.org/page/statute1.html

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-new-york/#lcsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

North Dakota

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

 

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t43c41.pdf?20150722090825

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-north-dakota/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Ohio

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

 

State Licensing Legislation

https://cswmft.ohio.gov/static/general/10-18-2019%20CSWMFT%20Board%20Laws%20and%20Rules%204757.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-ohio/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Oklahoma

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.ok.gov/socialworkers/documents/Title%2059%2003%2026%202016.pdf

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-oklahoma/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Oregon

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Registered Baccalaureate Social Worker (RBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.oregon.gov/blsw/Pages/LawsAndRules.aspx

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

http://www.oregon.gov/BLSW/Pages/index.aspx

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Pennsylvania

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

Two recommendations by licensed CSWs or health care professionals

State Licensing Legislation

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-pennsylvania/#lcsw

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-pennsylvania/#lcsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Rhode Island

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://rules.sos.ri.gov/regulations/part/216-40-05-7

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-rhode-island/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

South Carolina

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t40c063.php

Further Information from the State

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-south-carolina/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

South Dakota

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Social Worker

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/socialwork_licensing.aspx

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-south-dakota/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Tennessee

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/sw-board/sw-board/legislative.html

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-tennessee/#lbsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Texas

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW)

Additional Information

None

State Licensing Legislation

https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork/sw_laws.shtm

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-tennessee/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Utah

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Social Service Worker

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

https://dopl.utah.gov/soc/index.html

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-utah/#ssw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Vermont

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/fullchapter/26/061

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-vermont/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Virginia

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

Requires supervised experience after BSW

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/social/social_laws_regs.htm

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-virginia/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Washington

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Requires MSW

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/SocialWorker/Laws

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/social-work-licensure/become-a-social-worker-in-washington/

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

West Virginia

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://www.wvsocialworkboard.org/Laws-Rules

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-west-virginia/#lsw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Wisconsin

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes, Certified Social Worker

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/457/08

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-wisconsin/#csw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020

Wyoming

Does this Program Meet Minimum Qualifications For Licensure of State?

Yes,  Certified Social Worker

Additional Information

None.

State Licensing Legislation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/19sfR5ttwMF3RDXFE0uow4awCEo25EoPe/view

Further Information

None

Social Work License Map

https://socialworklicensemap.com/become-a-social-worker/become-a-social-worker-in-wisconsin/#csw

Date of Last Revision

June 18, 2020