Become a Social Worker in Maryland

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

Maryland law recognizes four classes of social workers: Licensed Bachelor Social Worker, Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Certified Social Worker. The requirements are as follows:

FEATURED ONLINE MSW PROGRAMS

Featured Online MSW Programs
SCHOOL DESCRIPTION
Fordham University
  • Four main areas of focus: Individuals and Families, Organizations and Community, Evaluation, and Policy Practice and Advocacy
  • GRE scores are not required for admission to the program.
Baylor University
  • Ethically integrates faith and social work practice
  • Specialize in clinical practice or community practice
University of Denver
  • Research-driven faculty dedicated to making an impact on social problems
  • Prepares you to apply social work skills across practice settings
University of Southern California (USC)
  • Offered by USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck Shool of Social Work, a top-ranked graduate school by U.S. News and World Report
  • Features virtual and in-person field education in or near student's own communities
Simmons University
  • Four Clinical Specializations: Child and Family, Trauma and Interpersonal Violence, Mental Health and Addictions, and Health and Aging
  • Three program tracks: Traditional, Accelerated, and Extended
These schools offer online MSW programs with 100% online instruction - no campus visits required

Sponsored MSW Programs

 

Maryland Licensed Bachelor Social Work (LBSW)

Maryland LGSW (Licensed Graduate Social Worker)

Maryland LCSW

Maryland LCSW-C (Licensed Certified Social Worker -- Clinical)

Maryland Social Work Salary

Maryland Social Work Salary
Maryland Social Work Career Average Social Worker Salary
Child, Family and School Social Workers $54,630
Healthcare Social Workers $58,150
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $46,890
All Other Social Workers $66,500
Salary Increase from BSW to MSW +$9,000
 
Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information about social worker salaries in Maryland is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 8/22/2018.

Maryland Social Work Scholarships

FEATURED ONLINE MSW PROGRAMS

Featured Online MSW Programs
SCHOOL DESCRIPTION
Fordham University
  • Four main areas of focus: Individuals and Families, Organizations and Community, Evaluation, and Policy Practice and Advocacy
  • GRE scores are not required for admission to the program.
Baylor University
  • Ethically integrates faith and social work practice
  • Specialize in clinical practice or community practice
University of Denver
  • Research-driven faculty dedicated to making an impact on social problems
  • Prepares you to apply social work skills across practice settings
University of Southern California (USC)
  • Offered by USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck Shool of Social Work, a top-ranked graduate school by U.S. News and World Report
  • Features virtual and in-person field education in or near student's own communities
Simmons University
  • Four Clinical Specializations: Child and Family, Trauma and Interpersonal Violence, Mental Health and Addictions, and Health and Aging
  • Three program tracks: Traditional, Accelerated, and Extended
These schools offer online MSW programs with 100% online instruction - no campus visits required

Sponsored MSW Programs