Louisiana Social Work License Information

Louisiana Social Work License Requirements

View the Louisiana Social Work License requirements for roles including Registered Social Worker, Licensed Clinical, & Master Social Worker.Registered Social Worker

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s in Social Work (BSW) or a Master’s in Social Work (MSW)(must be CSWE-accredited)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam

Licensed Master Social Worker

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Must hold a Master’s in Social Work (MSW)(must be CSWE-accredited)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam
  • Successful completion of 5,760 hours of post-degree social work practice; 3,840 hours should be under the direct supervision of a board-approved clinical supervisor

For up-to-date and more detailed information on Louisiana Social Work License Requirements, view the state’s official website: Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners