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State Social Work Boards

 

NATIONAL

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Passage of an ASWB examination is required for state Social Work licensure. Exam requirements are set by state licensure boards and vary by state.  

University of Toledo has a CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program and a CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program. 

ALABAMA

Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Alabama.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Alabama. 

ALASKA

Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Alaska.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Alaska. 

ARIZONA

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Arizona.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Arizona. 

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Arkansas.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Arkansas.

CALIFORNIA

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

California does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license.  The State Licensing Bard determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in California.

COLORADO

Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners

Colorado does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Colorado.

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Connecticut does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Connecticut.

DELAWARE

Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Delaware.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Delaware.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

District of Columbia Department of Health

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in the District of Columbia.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in the District of Columbia.

FLORIDA

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

Florida does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Certified Master Social Work license only if an individual selects and completes courses that meet specific coursework requirements and meets educational requirements to apply for a Licensed Clinical Social Work license only if an individual selects and completes courses that meet specific coursework requirements.

GEORGIA

Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists

Georgia does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Georgia.

HAWAII

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Hawaii.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Hawaii.

IDAHO

Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Idaho.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Idaho.

ILLINOIS

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Illinois.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Illinois.

INDIANA

Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Indiana.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Indiana.

IOWA

Iowa Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Iowa.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Iowa.

KANSAS

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Kansas.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Kansas.

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Kentucky.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Kentucky.

LOUISIANA

Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Louisiana.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Louisiana.

MAINE

Maine Board of Social Work Licensure

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Maine.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Maine.

MARYLAND

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Maryland.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Maryland.

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Massachusetts.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Massachusetts.

MICHIGAN

Michigan Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Michigan.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Michigan.

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Minnesota.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Minnesota.

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers & Marriage & Family Therapists (Social Work)

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Mississippi.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Mississippi.

MISSOURI

Missouri Committee for Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Missouri.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Missouri.

MONTANA

Montana Board of Behavioral Health

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Montana.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Montana.

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Nebraska.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Nebraska.

NEVADA

Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Nevada.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Nevada. 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice

New Hampshire does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in New Hampshire.

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in New Jersey.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in New Jersey.

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in New Mexico.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in New Mexico.

NEW YORK

New York Office of the Professions

New York does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in New York. In addition to completing the UToledo MSW program, an individual must complete non-credit coursework or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse offered by a New York approved provider. 

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in North Carolina.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in North Carolina.

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in North Dakota.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in North Dakota.

OHIO

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Ohio.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Ohio.

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Oklahoma.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Oklahoma.

OREGON

Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Oregon.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Oregon.

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Pennsylvania.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Pennsylvania. 

PUERTO RICO

Puerto Rico Professional Social Workers Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Puerto Rico.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Puerto Rico.

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Board of Social Work Examiners

Rhode Island does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Rhode Island. 

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in South Carolina.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in South Carolina.


SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in South Dakota.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in South Dakota. 

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Board of Social Workers

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Tennessee.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Tennessee.  

TEXAS

Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Texas.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Texas.

UTAH

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Utah.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Utah.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

UToledo has not determined whether completion of the CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

UToledo has not determined whether completion of the CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

VERMONT

Vermont Secretary of State

Vermont does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Vermont.

VIRGINIA

Virginia Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Virginia.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Virginia.

WASHINGTON

Washington State Department of Health

Washington does not offer a Bachelor’s prepared Social Worker license. The State Licensing Board determines the scope of practice and provides practice options for graduates with the BSW credential.  

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Washington.

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Board of Social Work

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in West Virginia.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in West Virginia.

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Wisconsin.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Wisconsin.

WYOMING

Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Bachelor's prepared Social Worker license in Wyoming.

Completion of the UToledo CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program meets educational requirements to apply for a Master's prepared Social Worker license in Wyoming.

Last Updated: 6/27/22