School Social Work Certification and Licensure

Social Work Training & Licensure


Interested in State Licensure? (not school social work certification)


SSWAA Resolution Statement regarding licensure:  Clinical School Social Work:  Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Students 


See information on How to Become a Licensed  Social Worker.   Developed by Social Work Degree website. 


See State Interactive Social Work License Map  for the various state clinical licensure (LCSW, LMSW, Etc.) requirements. Developed by Social Work Degree website. 


Social Work Licensure in Each State, including license types, requirements, continuing education, and more. View Here Provided by

Requirements for School Social Workers by State


Want information on Schools of Social Work?

Earning Your MSW and How to Become a Social Worker   Provided by Social Work License Map


Pursuing a Master's degree in Social Work?  Check out: The website features state-specific guides to issues facing social workers, insights from social work educators such as Betsy Voshel, Director of Field Instruction at the University of Michigan, and more. 

  • A Guide to Social Work Careers for graduates of MSW programs.  Click HERE    Provided by


Master's in Social Work Directory.  The site provides various search options including top schools in the country, size, state, tuition, programs, campus based, etc.  Online program directory is also available. 


Online MSW Programs. Directory of CSWE accredited online MSW programs on the Internet. Includes detailed information about schools including admission requirements, eligibility restrictions, program formats and more.


Online Masters of Social Work option, University of New England.  


The Social Work Degree Website has begun to compile a Guide to Universities in the US with Social Work Degree Programs  by state, as well as general information regarding social work.


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London, KY 40743

Our Mission

The School Social Work Association of America empowers school social workers and promotes the profession to enhance the social and emotional growth and academic outcomes of all students nationally and globally.

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