Become a Social Worker in Nebraska 

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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 Nebraska, contact the Nebraska Social Work Licensing Board.

Nebraska law recognizes two classes of social workers: Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW) and Certified Social Worker (CSW). The requirements are as follows:


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Nebraska CMSW (Certified Master Social Worker)

Nebraska CSW (Certified Social Worker)

In order to become a licensed social work practitioner in Nebraska, you will need to complete prerequisite coursework, examination requirements, and, in some cases, supervised work requirements. Also, certain levels of social work in Nebraska can only be reached after earning a Master of Social Work. We are committed to keeping updated information on Nebraska social work licensure policies available to you.

Disclaimer: There may be additional methods of certification that have not been covered here. Please contact your state social work licensing department for more information. Last updated 09/13/2016.

Nebraska Social Work Salary

Nebraska Social Work Salary
Nebraska Social Work Career Average Social Worker Salary
Child, Family and School Social Workers $39,440
Medical and Public Health Social Workers $44,320
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $36,810
All Other Social Workers $59,560
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 Louisiana is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 03/30/2016.

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