Become a Social Worker in
Massachusetts


Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Massachusetts, contact the Massachusetts Social Work Licensing Board.

Massachusetts Social Work Salary

Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
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  • Become a social worker in Massachusetts

    To become a licensed social work practitioner in Massachusetts, you will have to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in certain cases, supervised work requirements. Also, there are some levels of social work in Massachusetts that require a Master of Social Work. We have made a commitment to keeping you aware of the updated information regarding social work licensure in Massachusetts. If you are having any trouble finding the information you are looking for on our site, or for the most up-to-date social work license information for the state of Massachusetts, please refer to the Massachusetts State Board of Social Work Examiners.

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    Massachusetts law recognizes four classes of social workers: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and Licensed Social Worker Assistant (LSWA). The requirements are as follows: