Pennsylvania Social Work License Information

Pennsylvania Social Work License Requirements

View the Pennsylvania Social Work License requirements for social work practice for non-clinical and clinical roles.LSW: Licensed Social Worker

  • Obtain a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited school
  • Pass the master level ASWB exam

LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Obtain a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited school
  • Complete 3,000 supervised hours of clinical work
  • Pass the clinical ASWB exam

For up-to-date and more detailed information, view the state’s official website: Pennsylvania Social Work Licensing Board