Become a Social Worker in
Tennessee


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

Tennessee 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 Tennessee

    To become a licensed social work practitioner in Tennessee, you will have to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in certain cases, supervised work requirements. There are certain levels of social work in Tennessee that require a Master of Social Work to practice. We are dedicated to keeping current information about social work licensing in Tennessee available to you. If you are experiencing any difficulties finding the information you are looking for here, or for the most up-to-date social work license information for Tennessee, please refer to the Tennessee State Board of Social Work Examiners.

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    Tennessee law recognizes four classes of social workers: Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker (LAPSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW). The requirements are as follows: