LCSW Requirements by State 2024

LCSW Requirements by State 2024

Notes:
- LCSW is an acronym for "licensed clinical social worker,� which indicates a person who first obtained an MSW or DSW degree and then completed additional state requirements such as two years of supervised clinical experience and an advanced clinical exam.
- MSW is an acronym that indicates a person has obtained a master's degree in social work.
- DSW is an acronym that indicates a person has obtained a doctorate degree in social work.

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State
License Name
Licensing Framework
Required Education
Required Exam
Required License Fee
KansasLicensed Specialist Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$200
MichiganLicensed Masters Social Worker-ClinicalA-B-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$42.40
IowaLicensed Independent Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$120
OhioLicensed Independent Social WorkerA-B-CMSWAdvanced Generalist Clinical$83.50
NebraskaLicensed Independent Mental Health PractionerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$205
AlabamaLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$75
District of ColumbiaLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$230
MassachusettsLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerA-B-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$210
MinnesotaLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$385
New HampshireLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerA-B-CMSW or DSW within Clinical FocusClinical$285
VermontLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$100
WashingtonLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerM-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$216
West VirginiaLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$100
AlaskaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$425
ArizonaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$350
CaliforniaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerCMSWClinical$450
ColoradoLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$130
ConnecticutLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$315
DelawareLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$183
FloridaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$175
GeorgiaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$100
HawaiiLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$478
IdahoLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$70
IllinoisLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$50
IndianaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$50
KentuckyLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$225
LouisianaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSWClinical$75
MaineLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$95
MississippiLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWAdvanced Generalist Clinical$125
MissouriLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$70
MontanaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$175
New JerseyLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$235
New MexicoLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSWClinical$125
New YorkLicensed Clinical Social WorkerM-CMSW or DSWClinical$294
North CarolinaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$145
North DakotaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$100
OklahomaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-MAG-CMSWClinical$150
OregonLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSWClinical$460
PennsylvaniaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$90
Rhode IslandLicensed Clinical Social WorkerCMSW or DSWClinical$70
South CarolinaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$45
TennesseeLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$110
TexasLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$129
UtahLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$180
VirginiaLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-CMSWClinical$165
WisconsinLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSWClinical$152
WyomingLicensed Clinical Social WorkerB-CMSWClinical$350
MarylandLicensed Certified Social Worker- ClinicalB-M-MAG-CMSWClinical$175
ArkansasLicensed Certified Social WorkerB-M-CMSWClinical$100
NevadaClinical Social WorkerB-M-MAG-CMSW or DSWClinical$175
South DakotaCertified Social Worker Private Independent PracticeA-B-M-CMSW or DSWClinical$210
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LCSW Requirements by State 2024

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