Mississippi Social Work License Information

Mississippi Social Work License Requirements

View the Mississippi Social Work License requirements for roles including Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Master, & Certified Social Worker.Licensed 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
  • Fingerprint/Background Check

Licensed Master Social Worker

  • Must hold a Master’s in Social Work (MSW)(must be CSWE-accredited)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam
  • Fingerprint/Background Check

Licensed Certified Social Worker

  • Must hold a Master’s in Social Work (MSW)(must be CSWE-accredited)
  • Must have completed ASWB Exam
  • Successful completion of 100 supervised hours (minimum of one hour per week over a minimum of twenty-four consecutive months and not exceeding thirty-six)
  • Three (3) moral character references
  • Fingerprint/Background Check

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